A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can get cheap (and legal! Wink) advertising by donating a challenge prize! Go here for more info.
Total Members: 316,621
Currently Running With Scissors:
376 Guests and 10 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop
  Show Images
Pages: [1]
1  TAPESTRY tapestry in CHALLENGE 36 ENTRIES by Sylvied on: March 02, 2009 02:05:48 PM
When I was about 14, I was going through my parents old records and I found myself listening to Carole King's Tapestry album. I was mesmerized by the picture of Carole on the album cover. She was serenely seated on a window seat, barefoot, wearing comfortable jeans and shirt, her hair a little frizzy and her needlework in her lap. I wanted to be like her.

Although I'd heard most of the songs on the album before, I had not heard the title track, and ever since, I lhave oved the idea of the sad tale being told on a wall tapestry in the way a quilt or hierolgyphics can be made to tell a story. It always inspires me to craft.

So I gathered scraps from my scrap bag and stitched them together as shown here:


 and I then cross-stitched scenes from the song Tapestry (Lyrics here: http://www.allthelyrics.com/lyrics/carole_king/tapestry-lyrics-111688.html) and I interspersed them with the quilted squares.

Here is my Tapestry tapestry


Hope you enjoy!
Report to moderator  THIS ROCKS  
Pages: [1]


FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Pretty Planters
Tute Tuesday: Scrap Busting Artwork
Let's Monkey Around!

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.