Thursday, March 25, 2010

CRAZY QUILT MACHINE DRAWERS


This is my machine drawers as I found them. They looked pretty bad, but I knew their was hope for them. They just needed some tender loving care and I knew just what to do. I got into my material stash and found my pink and green material and took it to the machine to crazy quilt. Then I started the fun work. Using my silk ribbons to embroidery, beads to make the lace stand out, buttons and rhinestons to add just the right bling. I turned these drab drawers into pure elegance. Hope you enjoy them too. I had so much fun working on them.





You can click on pictures to enlarge..... Lori, at katiesrosecottage furnished the pink glass knobs. They added just the right touch. Thank you Lori! And the drawers are lines with pink paper.....


Please excuse my monitor. I'm not the best photographer...




I hand dyed the lace with a paint brush......


Added embroidery to high light this rose and the the stem..... Added beads to the center of the silk ribbon rose.


Added seed beads to the lace to give it texture...




Added colored rhinestones to the butterfly..... And french knots on some of the lace.....
A couple of buttons just for fun........And trim and lace around the edges.....




Hope you enjoyed my new machine drawers. I am going to list them on Tattered Elegance - Close Creations tomorrow. They will be for sale if anyone is interested.

May you all have a wonderful day tomorrow and come back soon!

Hugs, Pat


29 comments:

Rebecca said...

Breathtaking. I am absolutely in love with it! WOW! WOWWWWWW!!!

xoRebecca

Patti's Artful Design said...

Pat, that is a beautiful work of art! You transformed those drab drawers into some extraordinary! You are one talented woman!

My Vintage Studio said...

Beautiful! Love it!

Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

Hugs, Sharon

The Feathered Nest said...

oH Pat!!!! How gorgeous!!!! You totally gave them a new life sweetie, a BEAUTIFUL new life too! I hope you are doing good and have a wonderful weekend sweet friend,
hugs and love,
Dawn

Lori Katies Rose Cottage said...

Pat ~ it is absolutely beyond gorgeous !! You did such beautiful work !!
xoxo
Lori

wendy said...

How Beautiful!!! I love it!!!

FILIGREE MOON said...

This project is just so beautiful! ~ Angela

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Oh my goodness - this is absolutely gorgeous!!

Charlene said...

AMAZING job girlfriend! I did a post for Pink Saturday telling everyone about this! It is beautiful! Some lucky person should snatch this up! I can't wait to take lessons so I can do this too. HUGS!

Charlene said...

AMAZING job girlfriend! I did a post for Pink Saturday telling everyone about this! It is beautiful! Some lucky person should snatch this up! I can't wait to take lessons so I can do this too. HUGS!

Rose H (UK) said...

My goodness Pat what a lot of work and creativity! They look like the same kind of old drawers that would have been on my Nans old treadle machine :o) You've certainly made them into a show stopper. I can only imagine what dear little treasures you will store in them now. Thank you for your very kind comments too.
Hugs, Rose.

Barbara Jean said...

Love these!
Scrolled down through several posts and everything is so nice. painted things, your found chest..

Thanks for coming by

blessings

barbara jean

Mary Beth @ Live. Laugh. Make Something said...

I am enjoying some blog hopping and stumbled in here... and I am so happy that I did! What a Bee-You-Tee-Full project! well done! Please drop in at my place and see my little Basket Full of Sunshine. until later....

Mary Beth @ Live. Laugh. Make Something said...

sooooo pretty! ...and quaint and dainty! This is my first Pink Saturday and I am enjoying visiting around and seeing all of the pretties! Please drop in at my place and see my little Basket Full of Sunshine. until later....

Nicki Lee said...

HI Pat,
Thank you fro taking the time to visit my Blog - I'm so happy you did so now I can peek in on yours and add you to my favorites.

Your CQ drawers are fabulous! What a wonderful idea to CQ a cover. I have 6 of them that I use to hold all my CQ goodies and laces and just love using them. I've really enjoyed reading through your Blog and seeing all your wonderful creations.

Miss Laura Lu/RMS4291960 said...

You are so talented! It's just beautiful! So glad I found your blog! God Bless! Lauralu :)

BellaRosa said...

Pat amor, your crazy quilt drawers are soo pretty! You did a beautiful job, especially on the embroidery! It is gorgeous :) Amor, I am so glad that you liked the new look of blog, I am loving it :) it makes me smile when I see it and realize it is mine lol I hope that you have a wonderful week amor :) besos, Rose

Cami @ Creating Myself said...

OMGosh Pat...that's gorgeous! It really is a work of art...how long did it take you?

Hope you have a wonderful Easter...see ya next week!

The Rustic Victorian said...

Wow Pat, they turned out beautiful, gorgeous crazy quilt! You are talented. I have 2 loose ones, you are lucky to have the casing.
Marcie

Diva Kreszl said...

wow, that is beautiful! found my way here via 'tarnished & tattered' and I'm so glad I did, I'll definitely be following as I don't want to miss a thing!

Queen of Dreamsz said...

Hello Pat,

How lovely is your drawer cover...totally transformed the vintage cast off. I'm a vintage fabric collector...well anything related to sewing pretty much. I love to hand sew...the flowers in my blog header are some of my hand sewing.

I read your profile and had to laugh...there seem to be this huge network of us that will *dumpster dive and snatch stuff from curbs* :0)

In addition to that I've got all these recycle centers in the mountains that I take my trash to and they have spots allocated for clothes, metal, furniture, etc...it's great! I've found a cute little table so far.

It's nice to meet you. Rose always has the coolest photos..She's such a funny woman..I love her sense of humor.

You have a great day and do come to visit soon!

Hugs,
Stephanie ♥

sissie said...

Hi Pat,
I found out about your blog over at Lisa's blog.
I think your machine drawers are so pretty. I just love using them for sewing and craft supplies. Of course, mine look nothing as pretty as yours.

I signed to follow you and will be back often.

hugs
Sissie

Erica said...

What a small world... I met you last year at Antique Alley (and can't wait to go again this year). I found your blog again through Lori's blog - she posted about your quilting.

Looks like you ladies have a lot of fun with your craft nights. I'd love to join in sometime. Hope to see you in a few weeks!

Debby said...

WOW!!!! This is amazing, you do beautiful, work. I am in awe of your blog, just found you by way of Lisa! Gorgeous.
Debby

~Mlle de Sombreuil~ said...

Pat, your work is so beautiful. I love how you made all the flowers come to life, in their own shiney, sparklely and lacey way. I also scrolled down your past blogs and love how you made everything look new and differant. Very inspiring, makes me want to try to do the same. Do you give classes on your needlework art? I would love to learn.

tarnishedandtattered.blogsot.com said...

Hi Pat,
I just LOVE these! Wish I had room for them, I'd buy for myself. I posted about you today. Go read. Love ya! Lisa

Createology said...

Your CQ is absolutely beautiful. The attention to detail is amazing. Happy creating...

nostalgia*gal said...

Wow!! Beyond gorgeous. To really show this type of item when taking pictures you need some nice natural light then the pictures would not be so dim.
Your work really is Incredible!!
Cheers, cindykay

Inspired-Simplicity said...

Pat,
Your hand work is beautiful. What a treasure. Hope to see you at art group. Have a blessed Easter.
Miss you,
Carolyn