Ok Ok its been awhile since I have been here.
But I have been working on a project that I really liked.
American Craft Magazine asked artist if they would like to take some of their Vintage Photo's and use them however they wished.
After receiving my photo's and looking at all the wonderful work that had been done, my thought was how to preserve the art, and how to inspire more creativity.
So I bought a young girls sun dress and distressed it by taking out the color.
Then I transfered the photo's onto the dress, added crochet and buttons. Stitched by hand and then after much delay,( because I hated the thought of cutting up these photo's) I cut and folded some of the photo's into butterflies and attached them to the dress.
It came out very whimsical and fun. I can almost see her dancing in a field of wild flowers in the summer.
Had a great workshop with Dagmar Binder at Jennifer Hoag's. It was full of new and some old friends.
We started out with making cuffs,( sounds easy right) well 11 hours later we drug ourselves out of there in time for dinner(drinks) and bed.
Next day we started our tops, did I mention math was involved at hour 9 of last night so we could make our pattern. 11 1/2 hours later still working.
Friday, fulling and sewing and ta da I will load the images tomorrow. To exhausted to do it now.
But I had a lovely time with everyone who attended, which is really rare lets face it.
The best hostess in the world Jennifer Hoag, and lets not talk about the store from heaven.
Dagmar was a great teacher who had patience sometimes with us and other times just looked at us like we had two heads. But we all got a beautiful piece of art work from her instructions.
So that's it for now and tomorrow or the day after will post the pics.
P.S. One of Kind bed and breakfast is a beautiful place to stay if you are in Burlington Vermont.