Friday, April 24, 2015

a French journal project on YouTube

I made the short video to show a French journal with easy to follow ideas

the cover
Head over there if you care to, let me know if you used my instructions, brief as they are.
Mostly pictures but should be enough.
Now working to music is much more relaxing, faster too.
Postcard from a friend Anna Corba who I will be going to France with later this year.

an ocean bag with project

I love to make bags.
 This is for the beach here in the Islands, it is decorated with passion flowers
If you can follow the project collage here,

it has pretty tropical flowers as embellishments
The more you wash them the more they take on shapes like the flower.
After sewing and assembling the flower, sew it on only in the middle, and clip each circle to the stitching line
This makes it bloom!
passionflower blooms

Friday, April 17, 2015

create an altered suitcase

I had fun making some musical videos.
You can

follow the project here I believe

Thursday, April 16, 2015

my Paris Street bags

Made for the magazine   Haute Handbags.
The bags all feature my photographs and stitchery
I altered the pictures in a program, so they took on the appearance of paintings

Saturday, April 11, 2015

finished a cuff

 nice and rich like a night in Montmartre
a new cuff for sale

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Altered suitcase project

I found a little old suitcase and made it into a shabby chic one.
Lined and painted with a pocket in the lid and padded bottom
it is a small class project and will be in my shop soon
 You can see a free video of the suitcase on YouTube
detail of lid decorations

ready to store dreams inside

Thursday, April 2, 2015

Pretty Pauline

  1. Another of my dolls with a bit of French attitude

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Odette's war

a collage with french text and french book cover
Memories of the brave Frenchwoman Odette

collage for Odette