I don't usually do hand stitching but this piece insisted on it.
I found that I really liked it too...
kinda like a kitty "making bread", the stitching is a calming, stress free activity for me.
I'm sure I'll be adding more to my work.
Here is the small mixed media heart on the lower right hand side.
It is gilded with a gold pen.
Behind it is a piece of the paper fabric that I made
with the word "believe" adhered to it.
The fabric behind that was sent to me
from Pokey Bolten.
I won a blog give away and have
been hoarding the fabric
for just the right project.
This happened to be one of the
This is a vintage doily that we rusted and I
did some hand beading on.
And yes, I sewed a bead at each little
intersection of the doily.
From a distance, it looks like there is
just some type of shimmer...
but when you get closer,
you are rewarded with
a slew of teeny tiny seed beads!