Monday, June 15, 2009

My Altoids Tin

Here as promised is my Altoids tin. All done! Now all three are ready to be sent out! These were fun. I think that when I put up this months"Teaser" I am going to have one of these Altoids tins for a bonus prize! They are so easy to do and come together quickly.

Now, to tell about the tin. The lady who I am sending this to likes fairies. I found a collage sheet full of fairies and purchased it off of etsy. I then printed the pictures on purple batik. (I love that I am not limited to plain white any more!)

The Altoids tins are so small I wound up embellishing four at one time. I chose the one out of the four to give to my lady, or at least the one that I think that she would like.

I know that she likes pink, the white is just a "give me" fabric when piecing together pinks! Now the grey. She has said nothing about grey but when I saw this fabric I thought: "OOOHHHHH! Fairy fabric!" So I am hoping that she likes it!

When I made the SRE flowers I went ahead and used vintage stamen in the middle. This method gives a wonderful effect!

Here is the inside of the tin. I went to my local quilting store and bought lots of "fairy like" fabric! I choose what I thought was the best one to go inside of this tin.

Here is the outside of the tin. I used some metallic ribbon to go around the top of the tin. I also chose flower trim for the bottom.

I hope that she likes it! I cannot wait to send these out!



Amy said...

Very pretty! I wish I had signed up for this! :)

Karrin Hurd said...

Love the UTS block, and love the tin!

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello Lyn, The tin your created is lovely. Is there a tutorial on making these tins some where??? Also where is the pic of your winning purse. Hugs Judy

Thelma said...

Very pretty Lyn!

Anonymous said...

Lyn, the tin is gorgeous!! I can't wait til I am confident enough to make one of these. Your work is outstanding!