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« on: May 04, 2019 08:29:53 PM »

This project was inspired by a blog post by Sadie Seasongoods. Here is my version, which will be installed on the wall of my sewing/craft room.





Everything has been upcycled. The frames were hideous old document frames that I cleaned and painted.

The matting is 1980s vintage fabric, Rose Fever Wearable Art. The humongous yellow roses were supposed to adorn your sweatshirt necklines or jean jackets, etc.



I think they look nicer in the frames, setting off the vintage pattern envelopes.

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« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2019 08:43:52 PM »

I love these! Clever use of items to make art  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2019 05:26:34 AM »

Neat!
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« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2019 06:42:59 AM »

Lovely! And gosh, if only patterns were that cheap now! Roll Eyes
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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2019 08:38:07 AM »

Yes! You found the perfect way to use that fabric!
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« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2019 11:36:34 AM »

These are so neat! I may just have to use yours as inspiration for a few vintage patterns I have, but will probably never use for sewing!
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« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2019 05:06:22 AM »

You should totally try it-its so easy! I just wrapped the fabric around cardboard and taped it on the back to secure it.

The inspiration blog post said everything was mod-podged, but I just laid the pattern envelope on top without any tape or anything and then put the glass on top, which held everything in place very nicely.

Kept the rose motifs whole and kept everything clean without glue so nothing gets damaged.... in case I want to disassemble the frames and re-use things for new projects in the future.

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« Reply #7 on: May 06, 2019 05:53:52 AM »

These are adorable!  Great use of the yellow roses fabric too!
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« Reply #8 on: May 06, 2019 10:21:40 AM »

I love this ideas! It is so pretty and bright!
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« Reply #9 on: May 06, 2019 02:51:53 PM »

So cheerful!  Cheesy
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