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Sunday, September 27, 2015

Tape Measure Complete!

I finished the tape measure yesterday.  It went pretty well and I learned a lot along the way.  So it's not perfect and the next one I make will be way better than this one.
This is the top:

This is the bottom:
I don't like the color of felt that I chose for the flower.
This is the band, it doesn't look very evenly spaced at places.  I like how the beads were applied (coral stitch).

A bit wonky.

Then I realized that I forgot something on the Mermaid Purse - the spangles!
So I put them on and cut out the purse shape.
 They add a bit of sparkle.
It will be fun to put this together with the purse frame that hopefully is coming in the mail.
Have a happy Sunday!


  1. Great job on your tape measure! I think it turned out beautifully. Love your mermaid purse and can't wait to see it come together!

  2. Wow - alot of lessons to be learned on even a small project! Congrats on finishing up the mermaid purse. The stitching is beautiful so I can't wait to see it finished finished.

  3. Great tape measure. I love the mermaid too.