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« on: December 06, 2010 04:40:42 PM »

I was inspired by Richard Saja (http://historically-inaccurate.blogspot.com/) and thought I had toile in my fabric pile..it was actually a toile print on stretchy cotton blend so I ironed some interfacing to the back. The cat, fish and crane are from some Japanese fabrics I got at a yard sale, the flowers are from a piece of vintage-y fabric from a church sale and the leaves in the cornes and the borders are from a kanga cloth, also yard sale. The pieces are hand appliqued and the border is machine-sewn. I know it looks totally homamade, but I like the way it came out...thanks for looking, c & c welcome!
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« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2010 05:32:32 PM »

This is WICKED COOL!!! Yes, it looks homemade...it wouldn't look right otherwise! This reminds me of the collages in Nick Bantock's books, which I absolutely adore.  AWESOME stitchery!

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« Reply #2 on: December 07, 2010 07:32:24 PM »

I love it! And thanks for the link to Historically-Inaccurate, I love it.

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« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2010 02:48:30 PM »

Very cool!

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« Reply #4 on: December 09, 2010 08:06:59 PM »

Very cool - I need to go go live in your neighborhood...those are some awesome yard sales!!  Cheesy
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