Echidna Christmas Costume Party

We all love a good costume party and for the staff here at Echidna Sewing it was a chance to unleash some of our creative goodness. The theme of the night was Retro 50’s so the ideas for costumes ran wild. Different plans for sewing, embroidering and crafting all came to mind, especially with the incredible Brother machines sitting right at our doorstep. In the end there was a good mixture of outfits, which were all well thought about and planned to perfection.

Gary and Cindy, the owners of Echinda Sewing, converted their backyard into a 50’s diner with a bar, popcorn machine, jukebox and disco lights. As soon as we walked through the door we were transported back to the 50’s in epic style.

So without further ado, I bring you the photos of the night, including what we wore and how we created it (if it was handmade).

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Embroider Buddy Cushion

Introducing the Easy As 1-2-3 Cushion from Embroider Buddy. Easily embroider these cushions by simply opening up the four triangle sides and inserting your hoop inside. You can embroider the front or back in a number of creative and fun ways!

Embroider Buddy Pillows

These Embroider Buddy Cushions (inserts not included) are made using the finest finish, designer colours, elegant material and hidden Velcro making them a perfect addition to your home. Otherwise custom design these cushions to give to friends or family.

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DIY Printed T-Shirts

Refashion Your Tees Using the Brother ScanNCut

If you’re looking for a fun way to refashion an old tee, or give a new tee some creative flair, the ScanNCut Vinyl transfers are a great way to go! If you find a simple tee pattern, like a tank top or a singlet, you can easily transform your old baggy shirts or use up your scrap fabric. You really don’t need a lot of material to create these shirts, which are the perfect addition to any wardrobe.

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