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Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery

Well, I couldn’t resist joining in the this round of the Urban Home Goods swap hosted by Heather and Kerri.  It’s been kind of fun figuring out what to make for someone I don’t even know.  But I have to admit that it’s a lot of pressure, there’s so many cute things popping up in the flickr group

Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery
Here’s the main item for my partner: a sewing machine cover! 
Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery
This was fun to put together, and I loved thinking about what kind of embroidery I would put on it.  I thought a scissors seemed appropriate, although I did want to try some kind of fun quote, but couldn’t settle on anything. 
Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery
Hopefully it fits her machine, if not, it’ll be a nice table runner with some extra ties!
Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery
Fabrics:
Linen
Melody Miller Ruby Star Rising from Kokka
Tailor Made by Cosmo Cricket
Shot Cotton
Noodlehead   urban home goods swap sewing quilting embroidery

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43 Responses to urban home goods swap

  1. Jenny 03.01.2011 at 9:37 am #

    That is awesome, Anna!! I’m sure she’ll love it!

  2. Shorty 03.01.2011 at 9:45 am #

    Great job! That sounds like a fun thing to be part of. Be sure to post what you get, too.

  3. Megan 03.01.2011 at 10:02 am #

    That’s so cute and you did an awesome job on it!

  4. Amy 03.01.2011 at 10:06 am #

    I nearly caved and joined that swap too! I love the sewing machine cover and can’t imagine that your partner would not. I think you are in the clear :)

  5. Jessica at Me Sew Crazy 03.01.2011 at 10:25 am #

    very very cute! Those little scissors make my day :)

  6. maureencracknell 03.01.2011 at 10:37 am #

    I love this! I have been watching some of these flickr swap groups and everything is so well made and thoughtful. I am not sure how to join in on a swap, but they sure are full of inspiring projects!

  7. Jessica 03.01.2011 at 10:48 am #

    I was just looking at that transistor radio fabric yesterday and thinking how many cool things you could do with it. This looks great!

  8. LeeAnn 03.01.2011 at 11:06 am #

    That’s really lovely! I need to get organized and join a swap soon. It’s been too long!

  9. erin 03.01.2011 at 11:21 am #

    love it! do you mind sharing exactly what you did? i just got a sewing machine a few months ago and all i have is that ugly thin plastic cover. ive been wanting to make one but am not sure how to tackle it.

  10. girlforallseasons 03.01.2011 at 11:51 am #

    Oh wow. This is so cool. If it isn’t for me, I may have to beg you to make one for me. I love the colors, the embroidery, the fabric choices. Very nicely done.

  11. Alecia 03.01.2011 at 11:55 am #

    I absolutely adore this! And now I know what to do with my transistors! (Well, maybe I should wait a week or two to make sure that isn’t making it’s way to my house, haha). So fun!

  12. missavene 03.01.2011 at 12:04 pm #

    That is absolutely gorgeous!!!! Your swap partner will flip her lid!

  13. Creative Mom 03.01.2011 at 12:39 pm #

    Love it someone is very lucky!

  14. Megs 03.01.2011 at 12:50 pm #

    I love what I got from my partner but would have been VERY happy to provide a loving home for this! It’s been great fun to watch what everyone has been creating!

  15. Lindsay Conner 03.01.2011 at 1:04 pm #

    It’s lovely! Your partner is going to be one lucky sewist. :)

  16. isa k. 03.01.2011 at 1:10 pm #

    love this! love it just the way it is;))

  17. Jennie 03.01.2011 at 1:15 pm #

    That is simply… perfect. I love the way you put together your projects, and with just the right amount of charming details.

  18. hart44 03.01.2011 at 1:22 pm #

    The machine cover is beautiful :)

  19. meags&me 03.01.2011 at 1:31 pm #

    I like how it has ties. That looks so cute on the machine.

  20. toots2u 03.01.2011 at 2:31 pm #

    perfectly put together!

  21. Amanda 03.01.2011 at 2:41 pm #

    I’ll just join in with everyone else in saying, I love it! I always love the things you make!

  22. the-domestic-warrior 03.01.2011 at 3:58 pm #

    That is so cute! I bookmarked your blog to read more when I got a chance, and I’m glad I had a few moments this morning. Super nice job, I would be a happy partner if it were me. =) I think it would be such fun to participate in a swap!

  23. Larissa 03.01.2011 at 5:56 pm #

    Oh Anna this is so stinking cute. Love it!!

  24. Amanda 03.01.2011 at 6:29 pm #

    Love this! I’m sure your swap partner will too!

  25. Barbara Brown 03.01.2011 at 7:16 pm #

    i’m sure she will love it, the fabric is so cool and you did a great job.

  26. Gwen @ Gwenny Penny 03.01.2011 at 7:53 pm #

    Awesome fabric choices and perfect embroidery design, Anna. What’s not to love… it’s perfect!

  27. Jessica 03.01.2011 at 7:59 pm #

    Love it! The detail is awesome!

  28. Rachel Hauser 03.01.2011 at 8:44 pm #

    Ooh, that is beyond awesome. So cute! I’m adding that to my gallery.

  29. Kristie 03.01.2011 at 11:18 pm #

    Love it! Especially the loopty-loop and the scissors :-)

  30. Heather 03.01.2011 at 11:47 pm #

    aaaakK! i’m soooOOOoo glad you’re having fun in our little swap! between you & miss Melody… you’re making Ruby look REAL good! xoxoxo

    Heather

  31. SewTara 03.02.2011 at 1:01 am #

    This is so lovely! I love the embroidery.
    The fabrics are great together, well done.

  32. S jak Sylwia i Szycie 03.02.2011 at 4:30 am #

    Super, bravo!!! :-)

  33. luvinthemommyhood 03.02.2011 at 12:20 pm #

    Ummmm, I wanna be the recipient! This is ahhhmazing!

  34. the sleepy time gal 03.02.2011 at 3:12 pm #

    it is beautiful!

  35. Melissa 03.02.2011 at 4:10 pm #

    The scissor embroidery is just perfect!

  36. Sarah@PingsAndNeedles 03.02.2011 at 5:24 pm #

    This is possibly my most favourite item in the swap so far … Beautifully made, perfect fabric choices and oh! that embroidery :)

  37. lili ash 03.03.2011 at 2:07 am #

    Very cool use of the Ruby Star prints, and I am loving the “cut here” lines.

  38. Spun Right Round 03.03.2011 at 10:56 am #

    Amazing! Super talented, your swap partner is so lucky!!!

  39. midnight hysteria 03.03.2011 at 6:30 pm #

    darling, darling, darling … awesome fabric choices …. now a question: what linen did you use …. darlene

  40. erica 03.04.2011 at 10:23 am #

    Anna! This is too cute! I love the little scissors paired with that great radio print.
    I love it, love it, love it!

  41. Gabrielle 03.04.2011 at 2:08 pm #

    I love those radios. I am hording some for a top secret project :) Great job on the embroidered pair of scissors. I love the combination of the ruby star rising print with the linen. So pretty

  42. jayayceeblog 03.05.2011 at 6:10 pm #

    It’s absolutely darling. What a nice gift to get. My mom made me a reversible sewing machine cover with appliques on it over 30 years ago for my Bernina and I still use it and cherish it. Your embroidered scissors are wonderful!

  43. sewkatiedid 03.12.2011 at 1:44 pm #

    Super cute. I just made one for a friend and now need to get one going for my poor naked machine.

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