I've been Published

Sunday, December 5, 2010

My interpritation of the new Tim Holtz configuration box

on display at Gee gee's stamps n stuff in Carlsbad, California
I will be giving a class on how to construct these great Configuration Boxes
in January

Saturday, October 23, 2010

"Little Black Dress" photos from Belle Armoire

Cover of November/December issue our on the stands now

I am so excited that I my dress made it onto the contents page

bottom detail with lace rose

Purse detail with large lace
beaded rose and bead handle.

all the lace elements have beading but it
doesn't seem to show in the photos except
this one.

I have now completed one of my imports bucket
list items. I am so excited I can hardly stand

Saturday, October 16, 2010

Technque Sampler 2011

Mixed Media Sampler in Progress.  Above is the cover.

Inside cover:  Cross stitch on perforated paper.  Handmad flowers and hand died lace.  Hand made Grandma's flower garden rose in center of page.

Hand sewn crazy quilt (page 2) framed with handmade bias tape.  Handmade flower in upper Rt. corner and potery button.
This project is under construction, with many more hand sewing hours/days/weeks.....etc.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Hand sewn and beaded dress on paper mache dress form.

This dress is first of a series of for more to come!!!

This entire dress was draped  sheered and beaded by hand.

Sea-foam green beaded dress

Dress bodice with handmade fabric flower
and beading.  

Below on the right is the back of the dress.                                                                   

check out my new submission to????????

Photo transfer on to silk fabric with silk ribbon embroidery and beading.  Beaded edges on lace at top of aged white frame.

3 photos of each....I would love feedback!

Graphic 45 paper used as matting cover and Sweet Baby lettering on glass is Heidi Frances rub ons.

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