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Incorporating sewing and sublimation is something I enjoy. It keeps me from becoming bored easily. Those who know me sadly know that I am easily distracted and once I become bored (especially if there is repetition involved), that's it. I'm The bucket projects have been both a challenge and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
My sewing machine has been calling my name and I found the perfect project: an Easter basket! Every year I send my granddaughter a basket (usually purchased) and I fill it with treats for her. I use to place a few plastic easter eggs, fill them with candies but one... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
I've been busy creating but it's been a while since I last posted and wanted to share a little something I worked on today. Recently, I purchased a graphic set, Mermaid in Love, from The Hungry JPEG. It includes several mermaids, dolphins, a whale, fish, a turtle and several different... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
It's January, there is still snow on the ground from the last snowfall and more snow on the way. Just like the bears, I find myself hibernating until Spring arrives. Until then, I have stayed busy creating Valentine and Spring projects. My favorite, to date, are the poly-linen pillow shams... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
Today I tried sublimating my first oven mitt and pot holder. The pot holder was easy peasy but the oven mitt was a little challenging. The area between the thumb and index finger puckers due to the tight turn required during the sewing. I just made sure I pre-pressed with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
Winter is here and just like the bears, I hibernate. I avoid going out at all costs. It gets too darn cold for my blood. Instead, you'll find me tinkering with Photoshop and creating with purchased graphics from The Hungry JPEG. Valentine's Day is almost here so today I thought... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2019 at Krafty Konfections
Valentine's Day is just around the corner! What better excuse to binge on chocolate but who needs an excuse? lol Today I'm sharing a camp cup that I sublimated with the purpose of having it hold chocolate treats to gift. I love the design, too. It was part of The... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
Seems like it was only a few days ago that we were celebrating Christmas and now I’m in Valentine’s Day mode. Found this adorable graphic of a bunny sitting on a crescent moon in the Vivacious Valentine’s Bundle from The Hungry JPEG. I knew I had to use it! After... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
It's always fun planning for new Christmas/Winter decorations. It's no secret that I love snowmen and this year decorations will include snowman snowballs! They are soft and plushy and have the cutest whimsical faces embroidered on them. As an option, you can add personalized hats, too. I went with the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
I love sewing, especially at Halloween. When my kids were young, I'd make their costumes and my son, especially, always looked forward to it. He'd dress up and couldn't wait to get to school for the parade where he would proudly show off his costume. My kids are grown now... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
I was testing a swatch of poly fabric I recently purchased at Hobby Lobby and thought as long as I'm testing, might as well make something with the swatch, provided it sublimated well. I'd wanted to make a new pincushion for my sewing area; one that was heavy enough to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
I looked out my window today and noticed the leaves on the trees in our backyard have begun to turn yellow. That means fall can’t be too far behind. It’s my favorite time of year. The air has a bit of a chill to it, you can hear the sound... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
I don't own pigs, I've never been around pigs (hmmm...let me think on that for a min), and I wasn't raised on a farm so I can't explain why I love pigs, but I do! I love their nose, the manner in which they run and their I especially... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
The last two days I've been working on product for Christmas. It will be here soon and I need to start adding things to my Etsy shop. First, I found these cute little notebooks, 3.5x5 inches. You flip it up to reveal a little writing pad and on the other... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
Last Thursday I tried a new product from Conde, the 17 oz. pint tumbler. It's a stainless steel tumbler with a white, matte polymer coating on the outside perfect for sublimation. My biggest challenge was creating a template that wrapped around the entire tumbler without the edges overlapping in the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
It's always fun to look at an item and figure out how to repurpose it for something other than it was intended for. I recently purchased a couple of 100% polyester, large placements from Conde Systems (sublimation supplier). The placemat itself is two layers of fabric that have been serged... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
The plan today was to do very little. It was one of those LAZY Sundays where all you want to do is put your feet up and veg....until a giraffe digital paper called out to me. I bought a really cool digital paper set from Digital Curio called Bronze Animal... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
With the 4th of July just around the corner, I wanted to create just a little home decor piece for my home and a pillow fit the bill. I sublimated a pineapple design I recently purchased from Halleahwood Designs onto a piece of polyester poplin (poly is required for optimal... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2018 at Krafty Konfections
It's beginning to look a lot like I know, I know, it's only July and here I am posting about winter projects! But when I'm inspired and an idea hits me, I've just got to run with it. It seems that painted mason jars have been all the rage.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Krafty Konfections
It has been some time since I've actually maintained a blog but I would love to share projects I create so here I am again! Let's hope I'm more diligent about posting! Today's share is a mermaid sequin pillow I sublimated recently. If you're not familiar with sublimation, it is... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Krafty Konfections
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