Sunday, 3 April 2011

Printed fabric brush roll

For a recent swap, we had to print our own fabric, then make our partner something with it. Knowing my partner was an extremely good artist, I thought a watercolour brush holder would be useful. I printed the fabric with a foam stamp that I had made on an Angie Hughes course. I used lumiere paints in two colours. I then put in some thin wadding and machined over it first of all with a variegated orange thread, and then criss crossed it with a metallic one.
I made a backing with the openings for the brushes, and sewed the whole thing together.
Pattie was really pleased with it.


Netty said...

Wendy this is beautiful, your friend will adore this. Love your journal page and the pictures of your grandson are just terrific. Have a great week, Annette x

Heather said...

What a lovely gift Wendy. It's beautiful as well as useful - your friend will love it.

Maureen said...

This looks lovely Wendy, hope your swap partner loves it!!

hazel said...

This is beautiful Wendy, love your colour scheme.
xxx Hazel.

stampdiva said...

What a stunning and thougtful gift. Cannot tell you how delighted I would be to have a friend make such a gift for me.
Just gorgeous.
Lynne M

Neet said...

What a fabulous and thoughtful gift Wendy. Thought I would pop over and see you on your blog and what a treat it is proving to be. Hugs, Neet

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