Monday, March 8, 2010

Labeling bows

Under CPSIA, I need to have my bows labeled. I just came across this tutorial for making labels - it's a couple years old and directed at quilting people but not out of date and applicable to me as well: PatchworkPottery

Here's my result:

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

I did it!!

I opened an etsy store with the ribbon shamrock clip. Here I am

Monday, March 1, 2010

Ribbon Shamrock

I worked out the kinks in my ribbon shamrock (ie scraped the whole thing and found another way). here I took the tutorial for a 5 pt ribbon flower from Pin Tangle's blog (she's usually WAY too advanced for me), and modified them by overlapping them to make a shamrock, added a button and VOILA! enjoy!

oh, on a side note, I'm working on opening an etsy store. Words of advice and encouragement would be helpful and I'll post the link when I've opened it up.