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Sunday, 15 June 2014

Catching up with class...


Haven't shared (or done) much of my class work while I've been doll making. Didn't seem like a good idea to get all painty lol
So this weekend I have decided to get stuck in, and have combined 2 classes for this project(as yet unfinished)
 One of the classes involved creating a hanging lantern from corrugated card, but I had this old lamp shade waiting for a revamp...
 Lesson 43 with Heather Santos was about making your own stamps...so I made these from make-up sponges and cardboard...
 and used them to decorate the lamp shade.(yes I used shiny gold and silver paint)
 For lesson 45 with Mystele I needed a piece of quilted fabric. I didn't have any, but I do have a felting machine and a bag of scraps from my doll making....
 I made my own fabric and randomly over-stitched to add texture.
The point of the class was to make a fabric figure to "fly" around the night sky...I still have to poke holes and add dangly bits. Should be quite cool when finished :D
Enjoy :D XXX
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9 comments:

  1. Beautiful, Gina! I love the figure you created. The class sounds like so much fun.

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  2. "poke holes and add dangly bits" that sounds like a story waiting to happen.

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  3. Seriously fabulous!!!

    "I still have to poke holes and add dangly bits." This made me laugh out loud! ;D

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  4. Wow! What gorgeous, creative crafts! Very inspiring!

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  5. Everything is so gorgeous! Love it when we can use what we have already. LOVE the doll. xoDonna

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  6. Wow to both the lamp shade (Stamps from make up sponges? Genius!) and the magical flying figure. I love her face, and I love, love the stitched texture on your hand-made fabric. Really lovely!

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