Monday, August 27, 2007

Felt coasters

Here we have two sets of coasters made from felt. I cut out squares, and then trimmed the edges with pinking shears. I sewed around each one of the butterflies and flowers with my sewing machine, which was the most tedious part, since the corners are so small - I was picking the presser foot up after almost every stitch. I then layered green, then pink, then green, then pink in a stack. So each of the two sets you see has four coasters. They are finalized with velvet ribon on the top, which the one in the left corner of the photo, I slid through a rhinestone buckle, the one on the right is a pearl buckle. The lower ribbon is slid through little pearl heart buckles. These will be given as gifts to family.
By the way stop over at my animation blog to watch & comment on 2 of my new animations!
Below, a picture I found from last year. Hugs.


Blogger Kate said...

Gorgeous butterflies!

1:21 AM  
Blogger Funky Finds said...

love the felt coasters! thanks for stopping by funky finds!!!

5:19 AM  
Blogger Flea Market Queen said...

Those are such pretty coasters! Love the attention to detail...
Thanks for the visit!

8:54 AM  
Anonymous Felicia said...

They look terrific.

1:57 PM  
Blogger Lei said...

Those are precious! Love 'em!

5:06 PM  
Blogger Jeanne said...

thanks for your visits and kind words.
Love Jeanne ^j^

5:28 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wonderful works! I just love them! PS. I can't create art as much right now but I can support other artists! ;)

7:22 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for such nice comments! I love the coasters. I also stopped in at your other sites. The animation is great. You're quite talented! I hope all continues to go well for your husband. Again thanks for stopping by.

9:31 PM  
Blogger miss vintage love said...

ooh la la...oh so beautiful - you are a talented lady

10:33 PM  
Blogger jungle dream pagoda said...

Beautiful picture,your stunning! I love your felty goodness,lately I have been playing with felt with my oldest daughter!

7:18 AM  
Blogger Dee Light said...

What fun Butterflies!!! I love your color combos!!

8:22 AM  
Anonymous ambika said...

The coasters are lovely. I could see doing a series with different kinds of bugs--ladybugs, dragonflies.

11:38 AM  
Blogger WendyB said...

Cute coasters and great photo.

11:20 PM  
Blogger Heidijayhawk said...

love the coasters!! Wow!

9:28 AM  
Blogger Peta said...

Wow, you are gorgeous!

4:18 PM  
Blogger Monica said...

So Pretty! Thanks for stopping by as always! :)

10:49 PM  
Blogger jessica said...

the coasters are so pretty. a lot of work went into them.
and you are lovely gina.

11:43 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You really do nice work here and on the art page.

2:30 AM  
Anonymous Scribbles & Bits said...

Love the coasters! and a gorgeous picture as always!

6:29 AM  
Blogger MariaJ said...

Terrific felt butterflies and you look like a real princess!

7:57 AM  
Blogger weirdbunny said...


4:16 PM  
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4:17 PM  
Blogger weirdbunny said...

Gina I love the coasters with the velvet ribbon !

4:17 PM  
Anonymous said...

your neice is precious1 And your photo is beautiful ... nice to have such a lovely picure.

10:32 PM  
Blogger AnastasiaC said...

what a gorgeous photo! you have great features!! love the coasters!

1:24 AM  
Blogger Suzie Sews said...

Wow, the picture looks so like a friend of mine when I first met her. Its a fab picture...vintage chic and ultra modern all in one...if you know what I mean...

11:08 AM  
Anonymous cruststation said...

Looks like a lot of work, but your coasters are beautiful!

12:46 AM  
Blogger *Kumi said...

Hehehe, what a beautiful princess I've found, my dear Gina.
Missed you so much.
Sorry for my long silence!

10:05 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

awww thanks kumi.

1:57 PM  

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