Friday, 1 June 2012

Artful Times challenge--Lace and ribbons

Love this challenge as it allows me to indulge my love of sewing and vintage all in one go. I have made two tags, thought I might as well as my table was littered with all the bits. I will put them on separately again, as I still haven't figured out how to put them on the challenge site with two different links. So the motto is stick to what you can do, and don't overwork the brain.
   I covered both tags with old pattern tissue, so didn't have to colour it. Added the little girl image doing her knitting, and wrapped some lace around the dress form. Stuck down various bits of lace and old buttons, and tied some ribbon onto a small wire hanger, which I attatched with a brad. Made a small lace flower at the bottom.

8 comments:

Jean Straw said...

What a lovely tag. I love the image of the little girl. Jean x

Von said...

Delightful tg with the girl all dressed up :)
Thank you for sharing with us at Just for Time
Von x☺x

sam21ski said...

What a fabulous image and I love that mini hanger.

Wonderful tag.

Sam - Artful Times xxx

strangelycreative said...

Love the way you backed the tag with an old pattern tissue, its lovely! Great image. Cx

Rita said...

Wendy, your tag is gorgeous. My favourite theme too. Hugs Rita xx

Julia S-W said...

Very pretty tag Wendy. Love all the little elements that you've taken so much time to include. I'm with you on the 'do as you usually do' sentiment!!
Juliaxx

hazel said...

This is such a lovely tag Wendy, I love the image.
xxx Hazel.

Neet said...

That's a super tag Wendy, love the way you wrapped the dressform with lace, the little coat hanger and all the other bits and pieces that went to make up this delightful artwork.
Thanks for joining us at Artful Times - Hugs, Neet xx

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