Burst Out!

 

 

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The Start

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Machine stitching

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Homework

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Side 2 of Black Burst Bag

In my Etsy shop here

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Choosing Fabric for the Black Burst Bag

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Sliced Instructions

Old instructions (printed on fabric) for an electrical installation sliced and sewn, then a diagonal strip introduced. I plan on it being a bag of some sort………..It’s not finished because I switched to working on an oil painting and so it goes………..so THIS was last week…………exciting, right? It might turn out interesting. But it will be useful, also. IMG_1744

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Opossums

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Spilled Spaghetti

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Find the Flower Bag

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Bag of Hope

Letting my thoughts meander while clutching a coffee cup in a still-dark morning, I thought with a silent sigh: I haven’t gotten back into posting on my blog much. Then with a bit of glum: I suppose there’s always hope.

Hope!

That’s how a Bag of Hope appeared above me like one of those bubbles in a cartoon.

The two sides could be a reminder that Hope is not always found as we expect. Sometimes hope hides like a  Continue reading

Tall Gray Pouch

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Utility Pouch of Upcycled Work Pants

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Unplanned embroidery

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Under Construction

I’m not certain what I thought I was showing you here, but you might as well look. (I did add another small pocket inside the outer pocket.) Raw pieces of used trousers that I clean my paint rollers on. I just hate to waste anything. The orange and red are from working at my mixed-media table, again just ‘using up’. Then one evening I picked it up and started stitching the red lines because I had nothing else in my mind to do. The fingers need to do something, even when void of inspiration.

Painted and hand embroidered pouch is here in My Etsy Shop.

This small chunk of fabric is visible in an earlier post – not too far back, just a few scrolls or clicks will probably get you there. See that circle one? It is completed too. I’ll post photos of that another day.

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Progress of the Black Burst

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‘Pick-up’ work…

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