DIY fashion project – transforming basic striped Target shoes with freestanding lace butterflies and rhinestone crystals using my embroidery machine.
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I love the way the pumps turned out – definitely a unique conversation starter perfect for a fun night out or special occasion.
This is a pretty simple project – previously I’ve showed how to stitch out freestanding lace butterflies on the Brother PE800 using great software from Nancy’s Notions. Then I applied the flat backed rhinestone crystals with a Crystal Ninja wax pickup tool.
Originally, I’d planned to hand sew the butterflies randomly to the shoes but then I decided to use Quick Grip glue for convenience, and the stuff seems strong enough for the task.
As a bonus craft project, I also used that glue to make butterfly hair clips with a couple of the larger butterflies.
So many uses for freestanding lace and the embroidery machine – I’d love to hear about your creative embroidery projects!
Gemma Pointed Toe Heel Pumps – Black
Freestanding Lace Butterflies Embroidery Designs
Opal Metallic Embroidery Thread Pack
Comfort Grips Set
Klasse Embroidery Needles Ultimate Pack
Klasse Metallic Embroidery Needle Set
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Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool Complete Starter Set
Crystal Katana Pick Up Tool
Flat Back Crystal Rhinestones / BeadsFamily https://www.etsy.com/shop/FashionSimpa
Beacon Mini Quick Grip Glue
Alligator Hair Clips
Brother Embroidery Machine, PE800 5” x 7”, Embroidery-Only Machine with Color Touch LCD Display, USB Port, 11 Lettering Fonts, and 138 Built-In Designs
VIRTUALLY UNLIMITED DESIGN OPTIONS: The built-in memory and USB port allows you to store purchased or custom designs for future use.
EXTENSIVE DESIGN EDITING: The PE800 features design editing that allows you to rotate, mirror image, and increase and decrease the size of designs.
Embroidery Machine + Supplies:
? Making Butterflies on My Embroidery Machine + Crystal Rhinestone Accents ?
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