Friday, August 7, 2009


If you are a faithful blog reader, you surely know that I use alphabets from 8 Claws and a Paw on many of my projects. I submitted pictures of my items for their Project Showcase, and my name was drawn for the monthly subscription giveaway! WOO-HOO!!
I am in the process of downloading the alphabets that have been recently added to their site, and it will take me FOREVER to unzip all these delightful files. But now I will have over 200 fonts to wade through whenever I have a new project in mind. (In reality, this really is more overwhelming than helpful! HA!)
Take a look at all my options!

While I'm at it, let me share something else...

Right after Dashiell was born, I made mini wall hangings that spell out his name as a decoration for his room.

The monkey/letter designs are from OregonPatchWorks. When I was finished, I submitted pictures for the Customer Projects Corner of their weekly Embroidery Newsletter.
My project was immediately met with great enthusiasm! Jackie of OPW asked me to write directions for how I made the individual wall hangings, with pictures showing each step. Well, I was already done with all the letters of Dashiell's name, so I created another little wall hanging to use on his door. I used the same letter d design, but I deleted the duck and added the text instead (using Embird Alphabet #2). As I stitched it out, I took pictures of each step.

I've waited all this time to post a picture of it (I wanted it to be a surprise to Kathy who also subscribes), but it was never mentioned in the weekly newsletter. I can only imagine how many amazing submissions they get each week!! However, the pdf that Carlin created for me is now available for download on the OPW Member's Only Club!

"Hanging Around Dashiell" Wall Hanging Instructions by Janay Trammel

2 comments on "I WON!"

Tiffany on August 8, 2009 at 10:54 PM said...

Congratulations! (But everyone here already knew your projects were the best!!!!!)

Tiffany on August 8, 2009 at 10:58 PM said...

P.S. - Just checked out your new treasure chest full o' fonts. I am sure I'm going to be placing orders soon for something with Brock...and Whimsey...and Black Jack... and Janet...and Beanie...and I LOVE the Medi Monogram...and Chopin...





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