Meet “Suzy Snowflake”………..

Introduced in yesterday’s post. As I was doing some bead work, all I could think of was the (very) old winter song from 1951, and sung by Rosemaryy Clooney, “Suzy Snowflake”. Check out these 2 links….one, more Currier & Ives/Rosemaryy Clooney and the other, a video of the genre that is definitely ‘50s TV!!!!!!! I know I’m definitely ‘dating’ myself with that 2nd one!!!! Anyhow, the beading is completed………..IMG_0036 IMG_0038 IMG_0039     This activity is just the detail work I love! I used a few more pearls/sequins left from my bridal gown sewing days. There is a bit of space surrounding this piece and, of course, 1 or 2 ideas are floating in my head! BUT, first, Ms Juki is showing her age/usage! As I was stitching around the perimeter of the piece to better anchor/stabilize it prior to the handwork, the fmq foot went from this….IMG_0031  to this……IMG_0032 Kinda just fell apart at the “ankle”! Well, a call made to a Raichert’s tech resulted in my ordering the new side-opening fmq foot made for the Juki TL series, which is a good thing so I don’t have to do a modification like I did on the above pictured foot!

 So….I may just do some preliminary marking in the “negative” space and see if the other/smaller fmq foot will work.

I leave you with one last quick photo..IMG_0035

For further details, regarding thread or batting, etc, used, see yesterday’s post here. Now….on to some planning and fmq (I hope!)…………….

About treadlemusic

A quilter who rides motorcycle, living on a small hobby farm in southeastern Minnesota. Grandmother and Great Grandmother.
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10 Responses to Meet “Suzy Snowflake”………..

  1. jackie says:

    Love the beaded snowflake! Merry Christmas to you Doreen!

  2. Suzy Webster says:

    Love it! I also ❤ Suzy Snowflake as it’s my first name 🙂

  3. Rhonda Dort says:

    Love it! Merry Christmas from humid and warm Houston, TX

  4. Vicki in MN says:

    Ms Juki’s ankle just couldn’t take any more of the speed at which you whip things out!! Love the beads on this piece. Merry Christmas!

    • treadlemusic says:

      LOL! You’re probably right. The tech (at Raichert Sewing) said he hadn’t heard of such a thing happening before. Truthfully, I think the way it was attached was not as good as it should have been. The smaller fmq/darning foot looks a tad different. But I did get the other foot to work, so, next post coming very soon!

  5. kathyreeves says:

    The beads are just the right amount! So sorry about the foot…i can’t seem to keep a FMQ foot on my machine, my latest on is broken, but it still works so I just use it anyway!

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