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Beautiful fabric work
Thu 8-Mar-12
7:15 pm
brightspark
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I would like to share this with all you lovers of needlework and fabrics etc.

Just beautiful. ok  magic

 

(See also her "Treasure Purses" - if you scroll to the bottom of the page)

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Thu 8-Mar-12
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Lovely work, some of it is a little too fussy for me but much of it is beautiful

Thu 8-Mar-12
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they are beautiful, but they look so fragile

Thu 8-Mar-12
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Beautiful but not much use for my lifestyle! Must take a lot of work to produce.

Trying to enjoy life as it is http://www.letertregites.com
Thu 8-Mar-12
7:32 pm
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Crikey, I'd never look good with one of those, I just don't have the right kind of clothes.

I'll try that again!
Thu 8-Mar-12
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Goodness, so detailed, but so much work......I don't know how anyone has the patience to do that.  Beautiful stuff.

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Thu 8-Mar-12
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wave Sorry Val I know lots of work has gone into these pieces and some of the detail is beautiful, but on the whole I find them much too fussy and at times garish.    sorry

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Thu 8-Mar-12
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I love them! The work and the beauty.

Have to admit, I wasn't thinking of what I would use them for, I was just amazed at the work, the patience, the eye for detail, and of course the beautiful fabrics.

Currently I'm making a fabric art journal. See here for similar.

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Fri 9-Mar-12
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Hattie
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Val, I like the fabric journal idea a lot more than the previous work. It looks so spontaneous rather than over considered ( I admire the workmanship though).

I have masses of little bits of material from my patch-working days & a whole huge Sylko cabinet full of bits of jewelry findings, sequins, beads,silk thread, braids & motifs, feathers etc,etc,..... so I really should have a go at something.

I hope you show us your journal once it is finished. I would love to see it. wave

 

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Fri 9-Mar-12
6:26 pm
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Hattie, I will try - however, I used to upload my pics on to Posterous, but they have changed their format, and for the life of me I can't see how to do it now. I suppose if I concentrate, I will discover how, but I get irritated at not being able to 'just get on with it'!!

Hattie - do you prefer Hattie or Nadine - never quite sure ...........   ?

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Sat 10-Mar-12
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Hattie
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wave Hi Val,

I don't mind either name. Hattie was the name of a strange hen I had when I first joined a poultry forum in the USA & I have kept the name ever since. Now I feel as if I have grown into the name.

I'm a Gemini so having two identities seems entirely natural.......big_laugh  laugh

 

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Sat 10-Mar-12
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Hattie said:

 

I'm a Gemini so having two identities seems entirely natural.......big_laugh  laugh

Just like my daughter, who had two names, one for when she was good and another for when she wasn't.

I'll try that again!
Sat 10-Mar-12
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Ha ha - a friend asked this morning if we had any of the polystyrene packing 'nuggets' - don't know what they are called, so that's my name for them!!

We got chatting - as you do - and I've come away with some fab snippets of materials, including lace. 

Fair made my day, it did!!  ok

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Sat 10-Mar-12
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Lucky aren't you?  I thought the things were called beads, but what do I know?

I'll try that again!
Sat 10-Mar-12
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we call it poly pasta - as it comes in all shapes and sizes

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