Hark The Herald The Angels Sing! I Got A New Machine!

Yep you all know that tune. Well I was singing it but adding “Glory To My New Machine” when it hit me I stay in enough trouble as it is with the man upstairs so I changed my tune, I am sorry I will do better, I did not mean to be disrespectful.  You know what I mean.

I was having such a good time with the machine embroidery free standing lace angel pattern and my new Brother Dream Machine. I bought the angel today online.  It called for Mylar. Well I do not have any and I live in the country here in AL and we do not even have a red light so what does that tell you??? We are country!

I found some shiny wrapping paper I had that felt like foil. Gold on one side silver on the other and I decided to give it a try. After all what did I have to lose but 19326 stitches and almost 40 minutes of my life.  I cringed thinking maybe I should have not tried this wasting all that time wear and tear on the machine and thread. Well then I had a talk with myself. I know good and well there have been miles of thread and time wasted perfecting these patterns so I went ahead and decided to give it a go.  What is the worst it could have happened?? Thrown in garbage can no blog post and you would have never found out about it. I tried it, I did, I love! I am in love with my Dream Machine and all the possibilities.

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Here goes nothing except over 19 thousand stitches!

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The next one will be solid white.

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Paper got to ripping like crazy!

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See that long needle. If any of you need a breast biopsy, or anything surgically lanced that is your tool. I stabbed myself oh four or five times!

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Rough cut just ripping off the paper.

 

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Love it!

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I washed all the glue off. I used Floriani Wet and Gone!

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Here is the back. I like the silver. I am going to be doing some more of these with the Mylar colored sheets and also some solid white! I am going to be venturing out and trying more new things! Stay tuned and thank you for looking.

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3 Responses to Hark The Herald The Angels Sing! I Got A New Machine!

  1. Deara Myers says:

    Oh my goodness….They are just beautiful!!!! ALL OF THEM. You are doing really well on that WONDERFUL Machine!!!!

  2. chris says:

    Thank you.
    That is one back and front.

  3. Very pretty!
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