Wednesday, June 6, 2018

a wall quilt

made French country style with fabric from South of France
this is a fabric collage 11 inches
see in my Etsy shop


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Regency jewelry box


Made with a Brie box and covered with silk and adorned with ribbon and trinkets
Nestled in the net, inside is a pin I made with nice beaded edge
Perfect fot a gift

box interior

the lid of silk

Sunday, April 8, 2018

a bird French country style


I embroidered the card folder and included 2 bird tags
It has a pocket inside to hold pictures or gift cards
The front has some of my  funky machine embroidery 
The bird with mail has been painted and stitched
I was happy to find the  large oiseaux trinket to finish the design

for the birds

2 tags

Friday, March 23, 2018

Picture folder, French Style


I Made have many of these and they always remain favorites
they are simple but beautiful, I think.
I use old textiles and old lace and trims.
 There is a pocket inside, and it ties with ribbon
It is great made from paper and card too.
Let me know if you make another version
love to see


tied with a diamante buckle

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Shabby lace hanging pocket

for notes and reminders
I love this in a guest room on the wall with welcome chocolate and a notepad inside
This is made with French lace and fabric
a ruffled doily and logo patch

Paris pocket

Friday, February 16, 2018

Strolling in Paris

My painting and the original I used to inspire me
The red trees did it, I was in love

My version

Original art

I found it on the Net and do not remember who did it

Friday, January 19, 2018

Love Paris, fabric Journal

this was a labor of love
took a month or more to create, nice fat journal in a bag
plenty of stitching and extras in many pockets
For sale in my shop
SOLD

front

back

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

for New Year



French Clafoutis dessert
Made this for a New year Celebration
Yum

Saturday, December 16, 2017

a country photo album


from a class I taught, here in the Islands

 it featured birds and nests
lots of trees, eggs and feathers