Friday, October 24, 2008

Girls Gone Thread Wild project #2

Prayer for a Cure

I had the greatest time this week. I love it when an inspiration finally becomes the tangible! Often when I create I see it in my mind's eye, I like this process and I am given many good ideas
this way. However, it does have a downfall, sometimes it is hard to get away from this idea too.

I have had the materials for this project from Monica Magness for a while but I sat ruminating on these "other images" for a few months, needless to say life got in the way and I wasn't able to get to my idea right away.

This really turned out to be a blessing! Because what I had in mind was completely different than what I ended up with! Gotta love that! This 10in. x 10in. block has a totally different color scheme, less complicated design, just enough detail. Frankly, I like this creation much better than the original inspiration!

Detail of tag with glitter

This not only has material but also paper decoupaged to it, a paper tag, ribbon, scraps of lace, and buttons, a safety pin, stamped material(wings and crown) glitter, beads and trim.

I also discovered another thing... I have been missing my sewing machine! Boy was it fun to get my stitches and threads out and start playing. Different materials and textures! I really like velvet and canvas together, who knew?

9 comments:

Laura said...

There's a regal quality to this beautifully rich quilt block! It's so original and filled with heartfelt love! Superb, Heather!! I love it!

Dianne Adams said...

This is beautiful! I love your style.

Karen Owen said...

Heather, what a beautiful and meaningful piece!

chaser of the wind said...

mama,
you are talented.
i love all these new frangled things!

Gaby Bee said...

What a fantastic combination of fabric, ribbons, lace and some other beautiful stuff. A really great piece... fabulous in every way.

Gaby xo

melody said...

WOW ~ i'm in love! GORGEOUS work! love your attention to the details!

girl_gone_thread_wild said...

Just magical and PERFECTLY evangelical! I hear singing when I look at your piece... you have the DIVINE touch my friend.. THANK YOU for once again spreading your LOVE to our project. I'm just amazed at how the blocks are so different & so very unique and representitive of YOU artists... makes me certainly feel I am able to hold a piece of your GOODNESS in ym hands. Truly blessed...

xoxo, Monica :)

girl_gone_thread_wild said...

Just magical and PERFECTLY evangelical! I hear singing when I look at your piece... you have the DIVINE touch my friend.. THANK YOU for once again spreading your LOVE to our project. I'm just amazed at how the blocks are so different & so very unique and representitive of YOU artists... makes me certainly feel I am able to hold a piece of your GOODNESS in my hands. Truly blessed...

xoxo, Monica :)

Catharina Maria said...

I love this kind of art very much !!!
Rini the Netherlands