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Cottage Rose Collections

Cottage Rose 8x11

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Life is But a Dream

This is my first two-story cottage with my dream landscaping. It was a rather plain house artwork but it was pink which of course drew my attention. I spiced it up with my dream colorful landscaping complete with grass, shaped bushes, and a beautiful balanced tree in full bloom.

I added animal and bird buttons to these sew outs because I like them this way.  Find links to these special buttons by typing the word button into the search box located in the upper right corner.

Cottage Rose 8×11 with Buttons

Remembering my mom’s purple alliums I created my machine embroidery version in the front flower bed. I remember carpets of colorful phlox in nearly every yard back home in Virginia every spring so I made the pink and purple phlox carpets on the ground of the front flower beds.

The overflowing flower box on the second floor is a dream come true for me as I have never been able to grow a flower box this great. So making an embroidery one is an assurance I can own one this beautiful with a plus that it will stay this way all season long without all the work year after year.

Cottage Rose 6×7 with Buttons

The trailing flowers and their vines are again a dream arrangement I have always wanted but no green thumb around here except on my computer playing with nothing more than my embroidery digitizing program and my imagination.

Cottage Rose 5×6 with Buttons

The front railing on the left side I left open especially for a kitty button to be placed as well as a grassy area where other buttons can be added with pets to enjoy. The tree is plenty spacious and open to add button birds. A chicken or two…or three…running around in the yard would be nice.

Included in each collection are all the elements and the house. PDF instructions included.

Cottage Rose 8×11 Inches

Cottage Rose 8-Inches

Cottage Rose 6×7 Inches

Cottage Rose 5×6 Inches

Cottge Rose 4×4 Inches

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Cottage Love 8 inch and Landscaped Designs Plus Elements

Cottage Love 8x11

I had several people ask for the Cottage Love design in an 8 inch size. So I ran a poll to find out if many people wanted an 8 inch version of the Cottage Love design. I can sew an 8×11 inch design so decided I would make one landscaped to fit my hoop plus an 8 inch cottage by itself. 

Cottage Love Landscaped 8 x 11 inches

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Cottage Love – Little House

Cottage Love Pincushion Project

I have been wanting another wool pincushion. I keep them all over the house for convenience when ever I need a pin, needle, or safety pin. If you are not in the market for a pincushion it makes a perfect paper weight and decoration any where you would like, especially window sills or on your desk.

Cottage Love – Little House Front

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Cottage Love 4-Inch

Cottage Love 4-Inch

You asked for it.  A 4-inch size Cottage Love design.

Cottage Love 4-Inch

I had to do some changes to make this design sew well in this size – i.e. the flowers, chain stitches, and polka dots did not sew well when shrunk to this size. I had to go in and swap out the flowers for some simpler ones, make a new chain stitch, and polka dots. But it sews well now.  I know you will be as happy with this one as the larger cottages.

Would you like an 8-Inch Cottage Love design? If so, then climb on board the democratic and caste your vote below.

As I’m posting this, I’m in the process of finishing up a 3-D Little House made with felted wool that I plan to use as a paper weight or perhaps a pincushion. It looks so cute on my desk. I just love looking at it. It’s almost done so prepare yourselves.

It will be a separate item because it has a front, back, 2 different sides, and a bottom. Also some oh my goodness instructions I have to make.

And a 2-story cottage is coming! So keep your eyes peeled.

Cottage Love 8×11 Landscaped Design

Cottage Love 8 Inch Design

Cottage Love 8 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 6 Inch Design

Cottage Love 6 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 5 Inch Design

Cottage Love 5 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 4 Inch Design

Cottage Love 4 Inch Elements

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Cottage Love Collection

Cottage Love 6-Inch

Links to each collection can be found at the bottom of this page

I’ve been holding onto this artwork for a long time but I didn’t think anyone would be interested in embroidery cottages. I decided to start making these anyway. I love them myself and am anxious to make projects with them. I have so many projects in mind for them. 

I created several hand look stitches for sewing onto heavier fabrics like fleece and wool, but incorporated them into these sew outs as well for truly original designs. These sew outs I used regular quilting cotton fabrics as well. They are full of details. I can’t stop looking at them!

There are 3 appliques in these designs – house, roof, and dormer.

Cottage Love 5×6

The 5×6 design I made in pink and green

 

Cottage Love 6×8

The 6×8 design I made in cream and brown

The four inch design should be available early next week.

Happy Sewing Everyone!

Laura

Cottage Love 8×11 Landscaped Design

Cottage Love 8 Inch Design

Cottage Love 8 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 6 Inch Design

Cottage Love 6 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 5 Inch Design

Cottage Love 5 Inch Elements

Cottage Love 4 Inch Design

Cottage Love 4 Inch Elements