May 20, 2013

Another Upcycled Jar and a Spring Bunting

I admit, I have been a very lazy blogger but I haven’t been idle and created all kinds of things lately. It’s really time to share some of them with you.

My dear friend Marie had wished for a lace embellished thread catcher with a soldered rim, similar to the one I had blogged about HERE. The glass jar I used this time, has the same shape but is a bit larger than the other one. Instead of a little metal sign on the front, I went for one of my favorite vintage  sewing graphics and printed it on fabric. The image was provided by Karen,  The Graphics Fairy.

Thread Catcher, upcycled jar with soldered rim, lace and vintage image

Thread Catcher, upcycled jar with soldered rim, lace and vintage image

Thread Catcher, upcycled jar with soldered rim, lace and vintage image

After I had rearranged some decorations in the studio, I thought it would be nice to have a banner hanging underneath the shelf and I made a spring bunting.

 Spring banner. Fabric letters on paper/cardboard, embellished with lace and buttons

Spring bunting. Fabric letters on paper/cardboard, embellished with lace and buttons

Spring banner. Fabric letters on paper/cardboard, embellished with lace and buttons

I  used textured paper, that dear Lisa had sent me a while ago and sewed it onto cardboard. Then I cut out letters from a slightly coffee stained muslin and adhered them with fusible interfacing. To accent the letters, I sewed around each with a straight stitch.

Spring Banner Letter S 

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Thank you very much for stopping by! Have a wonderful and sunny week!

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Knick of Time Tuesday at Knick of Time

Be Inspired Friday at Common Ground

Blissful Whites Wednesday at Timewashed

Hugs,

Julia