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.
Breaking News: What's with all of the SPAM on Craftster?  Click here to find out what happened!
Total Members: 307,155
Currently Running With Scissors:
449 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Antique global pillows  (Read 987 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
julibooli
maker extraordinaire )'(
Offline Offline

Posts: 1263
Joined: 17-Jul-2006

adventure on the sewin' seas


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: March 06, 2013 10:23:01 AM »

I made these pillows for a local store. The owner collects gorgeous fabrics from around the world, and we work together to pick out the perfect linens, silks, and cottons to showcase the antique textiles.

I don't remember where this gorgeous silk embroidery is from:

Indigo pillows:

Century-old Egyptian applique:

There were 11 pillows total, all with invisible zippers.

I love seeing these handmade fabrics, from different times and vastly different places, and getting to contribute to their artistry. Fabric and sewing is (literally) a connective thread through nearly every civilization on Earth, and my threads are part of that!

See more on my blog: http://madebyjulianne.com/?p=4977
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Taramor
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2013 08:42:10 AM »

They are so beautiful. It must be wonderful to work with such precious materials.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

sunflowerchild
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2013 06:25:36 PM »

Beautiful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

There's a fine line between genius and insanity. I have erased this line.

-Oscar Levant

Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.

-Erich Fromm
SiFi Mom
Offline Offline

Posts: 2367
Joined: 18-Nov-2008

I own too many beads!


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: March 23, 2013 07:37:12 AM »

These are fantastic fabrics.  Good on you for finding a great use for them.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

SiFi Mom, aka Nancy
Crafting is my mental therapy!
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



How-To Videos
The Relish Cooking Show Kinston Highlights
A Visit to Chef and the Farmer Restaurant
The North Carolina Relish Expo
Sioux City Jam Preserves
Grilling Tools from Sioux City
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: Grilled Apples and Minted Pears
@Home This Weekend: Belted Chair Seat
Tute Tuesday: Rainbow Skirt

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.