May Theme: Touchy Feely (texture)
Week 19 Art Challenge - Stitching
Week 19 Journal Prompt: "All That I'm After is Life Full of Laughter"
|(We laughed so much when you made this skirt - it looked like a toilet seat!)|
I took my inspiration from a small machine stitching
practice scrap that Hope did at school some years ago
during a dreaded needlework lesson.
It had got shoved into the fabric box and I found it
when I was searching for inspiration.
I'm so glad I was able to use it in such a
The background for these pages are book pages,
washi tape, sewing pattern and gesso.
I roughly tacked Hope's swatch to the page and
then carried on the pattern for the rest of the design.
I was giggling while creating these pages - Hope had
to make a skirt at school, with a strange frill on the front.
She really didn't like it and when she brought it home
and showed me we laughed and laughed, especially when
I said it looked like a toilet seat :D
The skirt, sadly never worn, has gone into
family legend as 'the loo seat skirt'.