Thursday, 8 August 2013

Fabric Book: vintage lace and calico....

I have taken a real notion to be working with fabric recently. I decided to make a fabric book as i have seen so many gorgeous ones on the internet and always wanted one. I dont have a sewing machine so it was sewing by hand and fabric glue. but it was fun and i do love it, even if its not as accomplished as some of the wonderful ones i have seen elsewhere. i have added some essential oils to it too so that it smells good when being handled.

I cant show all the pages as some are reserved for a Design team piece using "artistic stamper" stamps. (you will spot a few of the number stamps stamped on to fabric throughout the book.). my Calico and the "new" lace was all from calico Crafts, as were the buttons. the strips of silk ribbon are from the artistic stamper. the rest of it is vintage and reclaimed fabric and lace from my own little collection.


Two in one colour challenge:

  The colour challenge over on Finnabair’s blog and the one she put together for her patreon group had a very similar vibe for me. Weirdly,...