Tag: Stitch

How to Make Prayer Flags

Prayer flags have been around for thousands of years, but today’s fiber artists are putting their own spin on the ancient tradition. A growing number of artists are using these small but meaningful flags as an outlet for expressing their hopes, dreams, and concerns—and the design possibilities are endless. You can use shibori techniques, sun printing,…

Sweet Things Mixed media

This started from a photo using the technique on a tutorial by Kelli Perkins.  I started with an original  photo, then transferring, water coloring, machine stitching, stamping, decoupage,  oil pastels, scanning and finished product  this printout on fabric. Stitch Imagery: From Photo to Fabric Fun, Kelli Perkins – See more at: http://craftdaily.com/p-499-stitch-imagery-from-photo-to-fabric-fun.aspx?show=all&#sthash.B0y1zK3S.dpuf Stitch Imagery: From…

In Loving Memory

I created this Day of the Dead skull in memory of my sister who passed away recently.  The paper used, I made from the tree that used to grow outside our bedroom window – when we were children.  I embedded roses and dried orchids in the paper, embroidered the features and spider web detail and…

Deaths Sting (full view)

My inspiration for this piece is from, 1 Corinthians 15:55, "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?". The elements are wool felt, Kraft-Tex, metal flashing (texturized with an embossing folder), cube letter beads for "teeth", buttons, beads and of course skeleton keys!

Deaths Sting (close up)

My inspiration for this piece is from, 1 Corinthians 15:55, "O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR VICTORY? O DEATH, WHERE IS YOUR STING?". The elements are wool felt, Kraft-Tex, metal flashing (texturized with an embossing folder), cube letter beads for "teeth", buttons, beads and of course skeleton keys!

Stitched Up Alphabet

I didn't really have a plan when beginning this piece for the 'Amazing Alphabet' challenge, I just started by painting a 4" X 6" piece of paper canvas using black acrylic paint, and while the paint was drying, began cutting letters from colored card stock in a freehand manner.  The next step was to machine…

Stitched bags by Jane LaFazio.

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Luggage Tag

My destination is Aurora Borealis. I have used organza, silk, glittery thread, ribbon, beads, sequins, machine and hand stitching.