A quick tutorial on the Christmas cards I made this year to send to family and friends. They are available in my etsy store. You will need: blank card/envelope, index cards, washi tape, scissors, little bit of yarn and a sewing machine. Tape the washi tape on the index card. I used 4 strips on… Read More Washi tape Christmas Cards
A friend asked if I have any new work that may fit a theme ‘The little black dress’. I was honest, I didn’t have anything along those lines, but I never want to disappoint people. Especially if what they ask for gives me a creative challenge. I told her I can come up with something.… Read More Fancy dresses greeting cards
The craft store had a few paper goods on sale last week. I got a few packets of ATCs, and a couple of rolls of washi tape. It’s a good practice for me to work small, it makes it manageable. Something I can start and finish.
My hands can’t draw, but they can cut and stitch. Fabric and yarn on paper.
Exciting news! I am going to have space at a show called Junk in the Trunk. Their next market date is May 3. And in getting ready for it, I am rummaging trough my own boxes of ‘junk’, as well as making trips to the thrift and antique stores.
I started making my Christmas cards today. And since I enjoy stitching on paper, I am cutting out pretty paper and stitching it on the card. And the final touch, for the tree topper I am using the cuttest bird stamp: a little birdie with a crown. It makes me smile.
My husband gave me a couple of packets of ATCs (artist trading cards) and this morning I thought I’d try to work with them. I picked a packet of stamps that I recently bought from Stampington, called Le Bon Genre. It’s a variety of character parts: faces, hands, feet. I am not good at judging… Read More Dancers and Queens
Some old colaboration work. My husband photographs, I stitch.
I inherited several yards of interesting fabric and decided to play with it. I cut out small flower shapes and stitched them on paper. ‘Just living is not enough…one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.’ Hans Christian Anderson (fabric and yarn stitched on blank cards)