Monday, 22 November 2010

Domino shrine

This month's challenge on was to use a domino I coloured and stamped my domino with an image 'be yourself' this is set into a shrine made from polymer clay which is coloured with mica powders and encrusted with beads and a metal charm

Sunday, 17 October 2010

Halloween box

Getting organized for Halloween I've prepared this box to send a shiver down the spine of anyone that comes near to take the treasure - in fact I enjoyed myself with paint and powder with a skeletal hand made from polymer clay have a halloween challenge this month - so i will enter this piece and check out other spooky entries

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Fabric book cover

Working with fabric paint I coloured the white cotton fabric then stamped a variety of stamped images in various colours  Once this had dried and heat set I added net lace and ribbon held in place with hand and machine stitching  The cover fits over an A5 book - and I can remove the cover to wash or change to another book

Sunday, 19 September 2010

Fabric painted picture

Painting on a cotton fabric with fabric paints and embellishing with machine and hand stitching
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Thursday, 9 September 2010

Rusty box

The challenge on
was to use or create something rusty As I have been collecting rusty bits for years I couldn't wait to make something for this challenge My box of 'Forgotten Dreams'
is an assemblage of bits linking to a key - the key to the past

Wednesday, 8 September 2010

Pram for Rose

Back to school this week and one of the mum's
has had a little girl during the holidays - so I made
a pram with the name Rose embroidered on the pillow as a keepsake for her baby Rose

Saturday, 14 August 2010

Music and the soul

Monthly challenge on gave me the opportunity to use a box that originally held a childs mirror and beads and decorate it inspired by the Plato quote of 'Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul'

Tuesday, 10 August 2010

Ribbon and lace page

A little black dress on a 4x4 page for fabric book
inspired by

Sunday, 1 August 2010

Camera book

My brother-in-law has just celebrated 21 year in business manufacturing camera - so I thought it would be nice to make a book for him

I made the book to depict the type of camera he started out making and gave it a distressed finish with inks and beeswax - thankfully he loves it

Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Birds of a feather

my birds of a feather project for this months challenge for
I felted the material for the birds using fibres feathers and lace
and the birds are assembled in the style of Beryl Tayor - the little
crowns are made from polymer clay

Monday, 26 April 2010

my altered treasure matchbox
for alter it monthly challenge

Friday, 5 March 2010

this little bag is decorated with the rods from throwsters waste which in their turn have been dyed and secorated with beads and machine embroidery

Thursday, 25 February 2010

A necklace made from silk pods - from a kit by Stef Francis - so now I know what to use those pods for

Friday, 12 February 2010

the book turns and folds revealing the fashion theme on a base of fabric paper
A meander fabric book

Saturday, 6 February 2010

printer's tray painted stressed and filled with treasures

Sunday, 17 January 2010

Angel fabric book

This is a fabric book I made for my daughter.
The cover has a base of fabric paper lined with
silk and edged with beaded ribbon.
The hinged door opens to reveal the image of an angel