2 painted lace bracelets

26 Jan 2011
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Inpired by "three creative studios" tutorial, I painted lace upon a background of fabric scraps. Then, added some embellishments such as heat fusible stones, beads, buttons and a thread butterfly that was free motion stitched on solvy. At last, I zigzag stitched a copper wire all around for shaping and closed each cuff with a button. See above a photo of the open  rectangles.


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on 27 Jan 2011 3:19 PM

Looks like chocolate!  (Quick and satisfying (wink))  Thanks for sharing your talents.  Love quick stuff.

tiny3 wrote
on 29 Jan 2011 10:01 AM

love it, wil have to stop and make a few, thanks for sharing

edyth wrote
on 30 Jan 2011 5:51 AM

These are really special & beautiful.  What is the size? 

on 30 Jan 2011 9:50 AM

Aren't these...exxxxxxxxquisite!! Many thanks for sharing them!! Hugs, Charlotte

cousette wrote
on 30 Jan 2011 10:30 AM

These bracelets are 2" x 7". I did a third one ,a little longer : 2"x 71/4". Here it is.

CarolineA wrote
on 23 Apr 2011 10:20 PM

Mmmm!  I love what you have done! Clever idea with the copper, what gauge did you use?

I've been wondering about this project and you have jolted me into giving it a go!

Thank you for sharing.

cousette wrote
on 24 Apr 2011 4:45 AM

Thanks for your comment ! The wire gauge is the finest you can find, which makes it easy to sew on.

Anne lundy wrote
on 17 Mar 2012 9:19 PM

lOVE YOUR CREATIONS,  WHAT KIND OF PAINT DID YOU USE ?   tHANKS FOR SHARING .......

 

cousette wrote
on 18 Mar 2012 5:24 AM

Hi, Anne, thanks for your comment ! I used Pebeo textile paints, mostly the transparent ones and a touch of opaque ones. I had some foil fixed on as well, using "steam-a-seam" fusible web.

cconn wrote
on 19 Apr 2012 7:49 PM

charming