I have many wave landscape patchwork pieces. Some are for the exhibition which I will be having with my students and many are samples for classes. Most of them I gift but sometimes I use the quilted patchwork fabric to create other products. I had that large 4 season piece which I had not yet quilted and backed and I decided to make 2 zippered pouches out of it. Zippered pouches are things that one can never have too many of. I find hundreds of uses for them. They are a gift
I needed something in pink shades to complete an outfit. Some sort of accessory. I already have a button necklace but wanted something a bit more boho and casual. A t shirt necklace is what I wanted, so I went to the remnant pile to see what size pieces I had in pinks. I found varying lengths of t shirt strips from a tie dyed shirt that I had resized from https://www.facebook.com/HighHopesDyes . I got to work And created a t shirt necklace.
Today was a mending and sorting day. I mended a bag and sewed some buttons on a tunic. I also had 2 packets of fabric scraps that I had put aside for creating some fabric art. People ask me all the time how I choose colors for a project. Well the first thing that I do is choose a container or a packet and after I have decided on the theme for that particular art piece, either a season or a mood or a view I begin to collect fabric scraps which suit the theme that I have chosen
This is really becoming quite addictive. I am not managing to throw anything away. Autumn remnants from other projects, too small for patchwork and I might use them to create some more ScrapFabric. I am being influenced by my students. One of the children last year walked around the room and collected loose threads from everyone's scraps. He ended up with a huge pile and we made beads from them. The same thing happened to me today. You know that pile of threads that gets ent