Wednesday, January 31, 2007

blue birds

here's my latest bag. i'm calling it "bluebird on my shoulder". too cutesy? i know. the material is this great 1950's looking stuff that i found while scavenging at st. mary's thrift store (thanks camille). i think i got around 3 yards of it for under 3 bucks. i'll probably make another bag with it but using different silhouettes. maybe elephants? monkeys? rabbits? i don't know. i'll have to think about that. i'm putting this bag aside for now because i can't figure out how i want to finish it. i have a quilting project that i'll be starting tomorrow. hopefully i'll post that within a day or two.


here's the piece i did for the eisner. it's not what i was originally planning but that's ok. i didn't have enough time or know-how to do what i really wanted to do. i'm semi-happy with it. i'm calling it "thoughts of you". it looked better after i mounted it but i forgot to take a picture of that. there were a couple more things i wanted to do to it but, honestly, i got bored. the mediums used are fiber and paper. the green is quilted and the images are sewn on. then i made the origami butterflies and umbrella so that they are 3 dimensional, sewn into place with invisible thread. that's that and i'm glad it's over with.