Holiday Clam Shell Cases

By Fran Ortmeyer Make these traditional or contemporary with your color choice and embellishing techniques.  Fran chose red and green fabrics for the clam shells; then dipped into her sequins, bead and crochet thread for embellishments.  This is a great opportunity to try many embroidery techniques, hand-painting, or felting to create beautiful and unusual ornaments.…

Clam Shells Continued!

For several weeks now I have been writing about my adventures with our Clam Shell.  It has been a fun ride with the little containers and I have so many ideas that want to become a Clam Shell I may have to retire to get them all done.

Clam Shell Embellishments

The Clam Shell is about creative embellishments and I had a great time cross stitching, embroidering with Clover’s Kantan beading tool and needle punching designs on one with Clover’s Needle Punch tool. I made two using designer fabrics and turned them into evening clutches with a closure and fancy button.  We have made one with…

Back in my Sewing Room!

Seems like a long time since I’ve been in my sewing room! I was away May 16-21 in Kansas City MO. for Spring Quilt Market.  Market is always a highlight for me as I love to see what’s happening and see friends I’ve known for years. Clover presented new items: Those fun three-sided boxes called…

Clam Shells..Clam Shells..Clam Shells!

The Clover crew made it to Kansas City, MO to the INTERNATIONAL QUILT MARKET and had a wonderful time.  You will hear more from Carol regarding the market, what was new and all the other good stuff!! We were very busy as we introduced our newest product…… THE CLAM SHELL …. Which was a big…