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Wednesday, November 5, 2014

New Items for Christmas
  I've been working on a  couple of types of wall hangings for Christmas. they are not large. there made from cotton  scraps .  This next few days I have decide to get as many Christmas items made as I can to sale in one of the local shops in my town.
     Here are a few pics of some of the items I have finished.

 The first item is my interpretation of a poinsettia. All the elements are scrapes I had on hand. I added some glass beads to the center. Think I'll make three bags. These could be done in autumn colors or spring time colors.

  The next pics are of a Santa and a Angel.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Update on what I'm Doing
   I have been working on some things for Christmas . I had to put my quilt I am working on, on  hold for a bit. I will get back to it soon.
     I have been thinking of simplifying the center section of the quilt because once I got everything drawn out that I wanted to put in the center it just seemed to complicated so once I re- draw it I will post the new center drawing.

   In the mean time here are some photos of the Christmas projects I'm doing.
 This is a picture of the swirled polymer beads I made and the stacked polymer strips I rolled out to make ribbon candy necklaces with.
 Here is the ribbon candy polymer beads I made.

 This is a picture of the blue snowflake fabric I made using freezer paper for my stencils.

This is a goddess purse I made for my sister's birthday gift.
I've added a few close ups. the bag was made from cotton scrapes I had on hand. I layers and stitched each  element in place.I made a curved edge to the front and lined the bag with mint green cotton fabric.

Friday, September 12, 2014

New Pictures
 I'm posting pictures today of the progress I have made on the quilt.
In this photo I laid out the pictures I took of the garden. I placed the pictures in sequence and I will use these photos to make my a black and white drawing.

 Here is a photo of the appliques I'm  going to make. I drew them on freezer paper and I will iron the freezer paper to the fabric then draw around the edge and cut it out.  For each vegetable I will be using the raw edge applique method..

                       I have been working on some Christmas projects. I made snow flake  stencils from freezer paper. I  ironed the stencils  to some white fabric and used acyclic fabric paint to cover the surface of the stencils. I let them dry a bit and then lifted the edge of the stencil with a tooth pic and removed the stencil. I found I can use the stencil over and over and once I'm finished I can use the stencils in a paper project. I made allot of snow flakes with the stencils. Seven stencils made a nice design. 

    Here is a photo of the stencils I made. These have been painted over several times . Once they are painted over several times they become stiff and can be used to make Christmas cards or a paper wall art .

  I have also been making some polymer beads which I will use  to make necklaces. Here are a few of the polymer bead I just finished. I used scrap polymer to make these beads. . I used two pieces of glass to get the polymer to swirl into a pattern.