Thursday, March 6, 2014

Think Ruffles day 2!

 RUFFLES….an odd word when you break it down….RUF ( as in rough or Rolf as in what a dog does) and yet here we are TALKING- STITCHING-QUILTING Ruffles…Ruffles are soft, delicate, feminine…..I am MAD about RUFFLES !

another past project made with RBD

My obsession as shared with you in the past came from watching Flamenco dancers with their heavily ruffled trains….I was in Spain at the time and at boarding school and I was always thinking of ways to add ruffles to the hems of my slips, socks, under "T's"… Now spin forward decades later and I'm still obsessed with anything and everything RUFFLES.  Take where I am  this morning- sitting here with my Mac this morning in my temp office upstairs, glancing around and note that ruffles seem to appear at every glance…ON my Oven MITTs ( my oldest recently added gingham ruffles to a lovely pair of red mitts) I have a stool whereby my feet are perched…( being so short, I need to have them resting somewhere) I have a pillow behind my back, yes ruffled…
I note a few Tammy BAGS ready for a photo shoot…YEP ruffled….The tablecloth on this table…yep ruffled…. I am wearing a long skirt, yep ruffled, my under cloths all have ruffles on them…

So it does seem TIMELY that one of our HOPs would be about RUFFLES…
Amy our cheerleader for this hop was not realllllly a ruffled kind of person…
but that may have changed…She has been ruffling many of us
with her cheers and inspiring personality…

And she has gathered some RUFFLED Enthusiasts too…

Let's see WHO will have you RUFFLED TODAY?

Ruffled with a WOW

You have to adore someone who loves challenges …Even though this lady does
not think of herself as a ruffled lover, you would swear she has been in a ruffled place forever…
She ruffled soooo much that the next lady had enough to make a peacock…wink….


We think this lady was in the same forest as the lady above and managed to pick up some ruffles to make this peacock ( :) )…A first timer to our hop and look at what this lady created…FILLED with RUFFLED feathers….wink …

Check out all the creations and projects on our PINTEREST Board…

Link here to see all Ruffled projects and creations

I thought I would add a ruffled tut for a reminder too~
just tap to enlarge...

And Michael Miller has some ruffles
for some of you ….

For those who don't ruffle but like them…

they even have a new collection of Fabric with ruffles..

Think RUFFLES along with us! 


  1. There are some fantastic creations out there today. Love reading that not everyone loves ruffles yet still feel called to rise up and respond to your challenge. Very touched and inspired by the peacock today. Now that is a challenge if I ever saw one! The ruffles are calling me...and I am not a ruffle person LOL

  2. Oh wow!! great day...and I love that darn peacock!!!

  3. great picks today I am loving this hop so many ideas.

  4. I feel so girly with all these ruffles...great hop!

  5. Another lovely ruffly morning! What a great way to start my day. Thanks to all ... :) Pat

  6. OH MY, OH MY, these rufflers are sew fantastic today! Everyone was sew creative. The Peacock, with his ruffled feathers, is sure to get some Peahens attention, lol!

  7. Thanks so much for doing these hops. I look forward to them every morning. Today your choices are right on---AGAIN! The hoppers are really ruffling along!

  8. For those of us who are ruffle challenged - thank you for that tutorial! blessings, marlene

  9. Now I know what is rufflers, so I need to practice it!


    Costa Rica

  10. So many ruffles today and even if I am not into ruffles, I am so excited that my purse full of ruffles was picked today. But honestly I love that purse too, so maybe I am a ruffle lady in disguise. I am looking forward to tomorrow, soon it´s time for the other lady.

  11. So much fun stuff! All these ruffles are taking me back to my earliest sewing projects! Beth @ Words & Stitches, pbstrand@msn.com

  12. I was in love with the peacock! all the colors and projects were really good! Including your little tuts!!!

  13. Wonderful creations today! Who would have ever thought I would see a cow eating ruffled grass? Got my tailfeathers ruffled for sure!
    xo jan @ Sew and Sow Farm

  14. Oh, it's good to hop on a Thursday. Cute towels & skirts.
    Question for you -- on your ruffled laminate, did you hem it?

  15. I have to admit ... ruffles intimidate me ... I know ... for shame :( ... but to see all of these beautiful ruffle projects ... very pretty and inspiring! Can't wait to see what's next in the coming days ... Thank you for the inspiriation!

  16. Sew many cute ruffles and projects. Someone was thinking outside the ruffle box with the cute cow and peacock! Sew Happy Ruffle Hopping...

  17. What a group of talented ladies on today's hop…love so many of their projects!!!

  18. I never knew I would love Ruffles so much. Another great ruffles day!!

  19. Wow! They did a fantastic job.

  20. Good picks today and there were some good ones to chose from too. The girls just rise to the challenges, that is for sure.


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