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Beach Towel

11 May

Have you checked out my beach towel that I have available for you to customize?

This would be great for a Graduation gift,for a  summer trip

or just because they are so darn cute!!

You choose the towel color and a applique design from my large selection of designs available!

You also can choose the fabric colors used in the applique!

All for $12.00!  What a deal!!

For $3.00  more you can have a name added!

Click Here to order yours today!!

Fun Friday New Designs~~

11 May

I Love Pizza App

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Beach Towel Giveaway

2 May

Beach Towel 27″ wide x 58″ tall

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My First Giveaway

29 Apr

Win It For Mom iPad2 Mothers DayWin It For MomiPad2 Mothers DayGiveaway Event

Welcome to our annual Mothers Day Giveaway!This year, 1 VERY LUCKY mom will WIN an iPad2!

Think your mom is the greatest mom ever? Want to give her a shiny new iPad2?Think YOU’RE the greatest mom ever? Keep it for yourself!

Win It For Mom iPad2 Mothers Day Giveaway

Here’s What You Get!

Color: WhiteStorage:16 GBWi-Fi: Stay Connected at any of thousands of internet hotspots, including your home wireless network. Get online from the couch, check email at school, download an app at the library or read the local news at your favorite cafe. iPad with Wi-Fi makes it easy to stay connected.Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR technologyHeight: 9.50 inches (241.2 mm)Width: 7.31 inches (185.7 mm)Weight: 1.33 pounds (601 g)Display: 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit glossy widescreen Multi-Touch display with IPS technology. 1024-by-768-pixel resolution. Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating. Cameras, Photos, and Video Recording: Back camera: Video recording, HD (720p) up to 30 frames per second with audio; still camera with 5x digital zoom. Front camera: Video recording, VGA up to 30 frames per second with audio; VGA-quality still camera. Tap to control exposure for video or stills. Photo and video geotagging over Wi-Fi.Power and Battery: Built-in 25-watt-hour rechargeable lithium-polymer battery. Up to 10 hours of surfing the web on Wi-Fi, watching video, or listening to music. Charging via power adapter or USB to computer system.In The Box: Dock Connector to USB Cable. 10W USB Power Adapter. All Documentation.Warranty: Every iPad comes with complimentary telephone technical support for 90 days from your iPad purchase date and a one-year limited warranty.iPad2 will be ordered AFTER winner is drawn. It will ship DIRECTLY to the winner. We NEVER touch it! Warranty will be put in winners name at time of purchase.

Grandma Juice and The Kids Are Grown Now What have teamed up with a great group of bloggers to bring you this awesome iPad2 for Mothers Day.

There are multiple ways to win! Do some, Do them all….. It’s up to you!Some you can even do daily for added bonus entries! There’s something for everyone!

Ready? Go! Good luck!



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Appliqueing an American Girl Doll Shirt

12 Apr

Here is a little help on how to applique on those tiny American Girl Doll shirts


American Girl doll shirt

Hyrdo Stick

Small hair clips

Hoop your stabilizer


Wet the Hydro stick to make it sticky

(Yep, I’m at it again with the Hydro Stick!!!!  🙂   )

Center your American Girl doll shirt on the hoop

Using small hair clips gather the extra material out of the way .

This would also work great with onsies or any extra fabric that might get in the way when embroidering

Craft Tip of the Day~~~ Appliqueing on T-shirts

19 Mar

I don’t know about you but I had such a hard time embroidering on T-shirts when I first started!!!  I couldn’t tell you how many shirts I ruined!!!  The shirt always pulled or stretched.  Something always happened!!  I was about to give up on making shirts for my kids.  I just couldn’t figure out how all those people on ETSY and EBAY made all those cute shirts.

I finally got smart and went to my local sewing store and asked what I was doing wrong.  It of course was my stabilizer!!  The kind women introduced me to  Hydro- Stick Tear away stabilizer.  Oh my goodness what a WONDERFUL product!!!!  So easy to use and now all my shirts turn out perfect!!


In case you  have not used it, here is a quick tutorial on how to use this great product.

Turn your T-shirt inside out

Cut off a section big enough for your project.  This is going to be your stabilizer for your t shirt.  You will not need anything else ( unless you need a topping over your project , but that will be another post for another day)

Get a wash cloth wet and dampen the shinny side of the stabilizer.  It will become sticky.

Put the wet side down on the back of the T-shirt and press firmly to stick the stabilizer to the T-shirt

Turn Right side out and hoop as normal

Since the Stabilizer is sticky it holds the shirt tightly in place.  It will not move at all!!

When you have completed the design just pull off all the extra stabilizer from the back.

Now you will have  a perfectly stitched T-shirt!!