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Topic: Fabric Art Journal Pages Swap Round 2 GALLERY  (Read 5747 times)
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« Reply #70 on: February 19, 2014 10:59:12 PM »

My partner, pioneer9, has received and has asked me to post a photo of what I made for her. Here is the front of her neighborhood page



and here is the back - I like the way the back looks!


I had more crafty fun making this than I have had in a long while! I may have to make myself one  Smiley

I hope its what you had in mind (or better), pioneer9!
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« Reply #71 on: February 20, 2014 04:41:29 AM »

The front is beautiful, but I like the back, too. It almost looks like a sketch you made to draft the design. Very neat use of the fabrics and patterns on them. I love the touch of reds. It really makes this page "pop". And a very neat study of the roof lines. Very unique. You certainly put much time and effort into this page.

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« Reply #72 on: February 20, 2014 06:07:28 AM »

wow--it is like getting two pages in one!  I love both sides...I might try a few pages where I don't finish off the backs...lovely and creative, playswithneedles...
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« Reply #73 on: February 20, 2014 06:42:10 AM »

Ah! Lovely village! I want to live in that page. Smiley
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« Reply #74 on: February 20, 2014 07:29:52 AM »

"playswithneedles" The Art Journal neighborhood page is Lovely I love the ones in the distant & then comes alive with pretty roofs & pops of color. The back is very interesting too! I would love to live there! Awesome design!!   Grin

We're taking our computers in to get clean out of virus & malware etc  So if you don't hear from me that's why. Hopefully we'll get them done today or maybe tomorrow, I hope not over the weekend.  Huh
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« Reply #75 on: February 20, 2014 09:50:54 AM »

I love that neighbourhood page too! It really looks like a view of an actual place. And the back reminds me of an Etch-A-Sketch drawing, which suggests all sorts of interesting ideas...

I'm so glad your page arrived safely, cmarion. I was so afraid the little pressed cedar sprig would disintegrate in the mail. (In answer to the question, it's not really preserved at all, though I put a coat of matte acrylic medium on it in hopes it would make it less crumbly, but it didn't seem to make a lot of difference.) The square in the lower left is actually a piece of very delicate Japanese paper (from an ephemera swap), tinted with watercolour. It made me think of a sand dollar.

And I'm totally up for Round 3 - this has become one of my favourite swaps - cheap to mail, so much fun to do, and endlessly creative!

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« Reply #76 on: February 20, 2014 03:19:19 PM »

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I hope its what you had in mind (or better), pioneer9!

Beyond anything I could ever dream off! Thanks for posting the picture and thank you so, so much again for that awesome, lovely page!
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« Reply #77 on: February 21, 2014 11:02:14 AM »

I received my lovely page from heini!  It is the cutest applique bird that will make a lovely textural addition to my ever-growing journal!  Thank you so much...love the little sequins!

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« Reply #78 on: February 21, 2014 02:32:17 PM »

Whoowee - Love that skyline page. And the back. If I could sew that neatly, I'd leave my backs exposed too!

And the bird page - of course I love it. If it happens to accidentally fly my way, I have a home for it - hee hee.

Great swap everyone, once again. I'm glad you're all enjoying it - I am too. In fact I am making a fabric book with my Pre-K kids for the school's auction in April and a book for my parents, in honor of their 80th birthdays. My dad's b'day was in November and it wasn't quite finished. But my mom's is in April so I hope to finish it before then.
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« Reply #79 on: February 21, 2014 05:04:52 PM »

Well we got our computers back thank goodness.

"heini" good job!! I love birds!  Cheesy

"Smmarrt" That's so neat making the journals with your class!!  I'm sure the journals for your parents will be loved & be very meaningful to them.



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