MAGPIE'S MUMBLINGS

A blog about my interests, which include crazy quilting and various and assorted other artsy pursuits and sometimes known to contain mumblings of a random nature.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Humble beginnings

Today I haven't had much time to do any stitching, but I did get the pieces cut out for my next purse creation.  Most of you know that I'm a huge fan of using recycled denim in my pieces, and a root through my denim stash yielded a perfect pre-embellished piece that will end up being the front of my purse...






If you embiggen the photo I think you can see that the flower is nicely decorated with sequins.  I also have another piece from the same pair of jeans that repeats the flower theme, but in a smaller size that will be perfect for the back panel. 

Perfect design element..
for pennies!
Win/win.


5 comments:

  1. That's great! Love it! I've seen fiber artists cut apart decorative pieces like that and make wonderful 'new' pieces of collages fabric art etc.

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  2. Beautiful Mary Anne. It is going to be stunning
    Hugs
    Maggie

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  3. No one works with denim like you do MA. You're a master with it! In fact, I feel inspiration coming on. I have a pair of Scott's jeans that he asked me to fix ions ago, yeah like years! but methinks he won't be getting them back!

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