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Archives: Week Twelve

Let’s tiptoe down memory lane to see what I was doing during the twelfth week of every year since the start of Shiny Happy World. ๐Ÿ™‚ Click on the images to go to the posts.

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How I organize my embroidery thread

Over a decade later and this is still how I organize all my thread. Thatโ€™s a storage system that works.


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People have stitched these on so many things – baby onesies, bibs, blankets, burp cloths – and those are just the things that start with B!


How to Give Your Softies Flat Feet and Flat Bottoms

The tutorial includes instructions for using a sewing machine (best for bigger softies) and also hand sewing (best for little felt softies).


Bertie Bunny - an adorable bunny pattern from Shiny Happy World
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A cuddly bunny with adorable kissable toes


How to Single Crochet 3 Together - video tutorial from FreshStitches and Shiny Happy World

An extreme decrease. ๐Ÿ˜


Little Chick with Big Feet - a super easy and cute Easter embroidery pattern free from Shiny Happy World

Stitch an itty bitty chick – with or without the applique.


Free Embroidery Files for Machine-Stitched Eyes - from Shiny Happy World

If you have an embroidery machine – this is the post for you! Free files for satin stitched ovals in many sizes – formatted for most embroidery machines.


How to Build a Design Wall (or Flannel Board or Bulletin Board) - a tutorial from Shiny Happy World

All made with easy-to-find supplies from any home improvement store.


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A super easy pattern, great for beginners.


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A set of sweet printable bears.


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A sweet little house wren – bird #47 in my 100 Days Project in 2021. That project ended up becoming the Backyard Birds mix & match pattern!


I can’t believe I waited so long to buy a light box! They’re really inexpensive and make positioning applique pieces so dang easy! (The post includes a link to the one I bought.)


I tried a 100 Day project that fizzled out – but I do love the ones like this that I drew in a style inspired by mid-century modern design. I may revisit these someday.


A cute cow – you can make it with or without the horns, spots, and eyelashes. ๐Ÿ™‚