Hi, my name is Carmen. Welcome to Beyond The Fringe!

I love sewing, crocheting, paper crafts, drawing, doodling and more. I also like to create digital stamps and sometimes offer vintage graphics, many for free. I am a mom and a grandmother of 8 adorable grandkids whom I love to make things for.

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Please see my Digital Stamps page for terms of use on freebies and some helpful information on digital stamps. My Freebies page has a list of the freebies on this blog.

Mar 27, 2015

Multi-Fruit Tree Digital Stamp Freebie!

I have a freebie for you today~ 

First an update:

I've been sewing quite a few pouches lately, but I've sold all of them plus received numerous orders for more. I've also sold some crocheted items.  Yay! :)

I really want to make up some patterns, but I just haven't had a chance. 

When you consider-

(1) The kitchen reno (btw, I just found out my 1 week rush order will be a total of 5 weeks in coming. How do these guys stay in business?) How I wish my kitchen were done already. :)

(2) My ankle and knees (still hurting and swollen). I'm moving a whole lot slower now--it's quite frustrating for me.

(3) My orders, which are piling up at the moment (these absolutely take priority).

When you consider all that, I guess I can understand why things are moving slower than I'd like. I am still smiling though, and I've been able to play with some digitals and do some posting in my "foot raising" times.

I also washed and cut some of my fabrics which are ready to sew up now. I just found out that I can wash fusible woven interfacing too. I had no idea. Someone also said I should wash zippers, but I cannot find info on that. I guess it depends on what they're made of - information I do not have, so I have an email into the company. 

In the meantime, life is zipping along quite happily and I'll just stop chatting already and get on with it. 

Here's the freebie:


ENJOY! 

Blessings,
Carmen

7 comments:

  1. This is adorable, Carmen. Thanks so much for sharing it.
    hugs,
    Teresa

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  2. So sorry to hear the counters aren't in YET!! Sounds like what we went through. I agree "how do they stay in business?" This digi is cute. And I don't know if I told you, but I absolutely LOVE the little bags that you sew. The colors and fabric are perfect together. Glad you're staying busy...just don't over-extend yourself. You'll need your energy to get your kitchen back in order once the counters are in LOL

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    1. Thanks, Heather! The bags are fun to make but I'd really like to make up my own pdf patterns for a long time now. I just haven't had time to figure it all out yet. Oh, and I will need energy to get my kitchen back together. The longer I have to wait, the less appealing it is!!

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  3. Thank you and you're very welcome!

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Thanks for the comments!