Welcome to Big Horn Mountain Creations and Quilting......Quilt Stylist

Welcome to Big Horn Mountain Creations, Quilting and Embroidery.
Custom quilts and embroidery, also longarm quilting service. No two quilts alike, made especially for you. Feel free to contact me if you want a special work of art for yourself.
Grab a cuppa and enjoy the quilts.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

It is Finished....................

Destiny's stocking is done, it turned out so pretty. I have one last seam treatment to share with you. This piece of lace was given to me by Susan, I wanted to add to it so I used 2 strands of variegated pearl cotton, I don't remember where I got it though. In between each oval are little flower sequins topped with a small faux pearl. I love these little sequins, Susan shared her stash with me when she and Paul visited last month and these were in there mix.

Drum Roll Please........................................................

Here it is.....................

The front. After sewing it together and lining the stocking I topped it off with this pretty piece of lace, (also from Susan) which has the openings in the top for ribbon to be threaded through, so I put a 1/16 inch wide piece of burgundy there and it matches the wide ribbon I used for the hanger, who knew?

The back. Remember to click the picture for a larger view.

The hanger. What's to say, the picture says it all.

This month in CQmagonline, is an tutorial on making one of these stockings. I hope you will go over and see it, especially if you would like to make one of these beauties. While you are over looking at the article, be sure to check out all of the other wonderful articles written by alot of talented ladies.

I have some other things to tell you, changes coming to my Etsy shop. Stay tuned.

Until later.
God Bless

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

A neat contest

Check out the "Frugal Mom" blog. She is doing a daily give away this week, not to mention great ideas on how to save money, and who can't use that information these days.



Destiny's Victorian/Christmas Stocking

I believe this is the last of the details I have for you on this stocking at the moment. It is nearing the end of the embellishment stage, soon I will assemble the stocking.

Please click for a close up view. Some of these things you have seen before so I won't explain them again. The vine however, is made with Sassa Lynne Perle cotton threads (I know..what else? LOL), using the chain stitch and french knots.

I have been completely lazy this last couple of weeks, not stitching much at all, just a little here and there. Instead I have been reading a book by Lois Hallock called Creating Your Perfect Quilting Space. Since we are now at the electrical stage on the new studio, it is time to decide on some of the permanent things like lighting, switches and plugs. I did get out and drill some holes to run the wire through yesterday. If you'd like to see some of the progress on that project visit my Wyoming blog where I have kept a running account of the building process.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Destiny's Christmas Stocking

Some more details of my DGD's stocking

This first seam is done in Sassa Lynne threads with flower sequins that Susan shared with me, topped with burgundy beads.

More Sassa Lynne on the half circles and DMC floss for the detached chains. I was trying to echo the design in the fabric.

The circle motif is done in pink rayon, with a flower bead in the center.

That is it for today. I am getting down to the last bits of this stocking, it won't be long until it can be assembled.

Wednesday, October 01, 2008

Pinkeeper 2

Pinkeeper #2 is done and both are in the mail on their way to be swapped.

The fabrics used came from Candi @ Candi's Eye Candy
Some of the prettiest greens I have seen and I just had to use them for this
pinkeeper. The heart motif is really a place to put a pair of small embroidery
scissors. If you click for a close up you will see the tiniest sequins on the
2 seams at the top, Susan gave those to me along with a bunch of other fun
additions to my bead, thread and ribbon stash......she is very generous.

The back is done in Sassa Lynn threads, except the heart which came from
ESD in one of the Treasury Club packages. I hope who ever gets this will enjoy
it, I almost kept it for myself.