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Fall Tea Towel and Reversible Runner

A friend of mine moved to a new apartment a few weeks ago, so as a housewarming gift I whipped up a coordinating fall tea towel and runner.

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For the tea towel I just hemmed the edges of a rectangle of fabric, added a loop, and sewed an applique leaf on the front.

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The runner coordinates, with the same applique leaf. I also used the embroidery stitch on my machine to embroider a meaningful scripture verse in the corner. Sorry about the blurry picture.

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And… SURPRISE! When you flip the runner over it’s a Christmas runner. Because multi-purpose is my middle name. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Halloween Giveaway Winners!

Allison and I got together tonight to choose giveaway winners. We asked my husband to pick two numbers between 1-25 and he chose 3 and 19! So… the winners are:

emily l | September 15, 2010 at 11:55 pm | Reply | Edit

The reverse pumpkin tee! But theyโ€™re both awesome! =)

AND

Amber L. | September 27, 2010 at 9:12 pm | Reply | Edit

I found you on MSM and I have to say, that ghost is โ€œbooโ€ cute! My daughter would look so cute in that for our friends Halloween Party. Great job on all the shirts, and your kids have wonderful names!

How perfect that each winner wanted a different shirt! Check your emails in the morning, ladies, and you should have a message from us asking for your address!

As a reminder, any Halloween orders should be placed by October 20th for Halloween delivery!

Spooktacular Shirts and a GIVEAWAY!

EDITED: This giveaway is now closed. Thanks for entering!

What are your littles wearing for Halloween? We are now taking orders for Halloween shirts- if you see one you like email us at monkeystitchers@gmail.com to place an order before October 20th for guaranteed Halloween delivery!

You can also look at Halloween 2008 and Halloween 2009 for more available designs. Remember that your imagination is the limit of what we can create- if you don’t see what you’re looking for, we love a challenge!

I’ve been hard at work getting the kids’ Halloween shirts ready. Jack’s isn’t ready, but here’s what I have for the other kids!

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Colton’s Frankenstein

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Cerise’s Candy

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Kennison’s Black Cat

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I added little tags to the back of the shirts.

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Charlie’s shirt has fuzzy one-eyed monster.

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And a cute little tag.

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Jack is getting a haunted house… I think. My first attempt at it didn’t go so well. ๐Ÿ™‚

Now for the fun part! I have a 24 month long sleeved ghost onesie…

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and a 3T short sleeved reverse pumpkin shirt to giveaway to two lucky winners!

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Just leave a comment and tell us which one you prefer if you win, and who you’ll give it to! For two extra entries follow us on Twitter and/or like us on Facebook! Make sure you leave separate comments telling us if you do!

We’ll choose a random winner on October 1st!

Five

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A friend of mine ordered this Roman Numeral Five onesie for a baby who is to be a fifth! Pretty clever, I thought!

Let the parties begin!

The kiddos in our playgroup have begun turning 3- so hard to believe I’ll have a 3 year old of my own in under two months!

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This shirt I made for sweet Jenna to wear when it cools down. Hopefully the strawberries and butterfly will remind her of Spring in the cold days of Winter!

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Eli had an awesome Hotwheels party, so I knew he needed a Hotwheels shirt! The front is his name in a spoof of the Hotwheels logo. The back is a license plate. The pictures turned out a little funny, but the shirt was pretty cute, if I do say so myself. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Gifts for new babies

A friend’s sister ordered this onesie for baby Zooey- a Z monogram on the front…

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and a girlie owl on the back (sorry about the blown out picture)!

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My college friend Jess ordered a burrito blankie for her new nephew, whose nursery is blue and white.

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So many new little babies!