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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Using Iron-on transfers

This week I have been working on little
gifts. This one in for the Swap for all
seasons Winter swap. We were suppose
to make a 5x7 fabric collage. Here is my
finished work. I will be sending it out
soon, and can't wait to see the sampler
I get by someone else's hand in return.

As you can see, each one of these gifts starts
with an iron-on transfer.

The heart pillow is actually to hang
on a doorknob or sit on a dresser or
in the bathroom. I made this for my
sweet blogging friend Kristin of signs
and salvage. Our birthdays are the
same day and we will both be celebrating on
Sunday Feb. 13. She sent me
one of her lovely vintage signs,
and I am going to post it later
with other things that have been
sent to me.


This piece is a hanging pocket for
my sister. I will be traveling to
Pheonix this weekend to go thrifting
and antiquing with her. I wanted to
give her a Valentine. So this is it, and
it has a little gift tucked in the pocket.
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Little Messy Missy said...

I love the pocket one!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful works!

Unknown said...

Oh Michelle, your collage work is just wonderful......I recognize you in it and that is the best part!

Angela said...

Oh my gosh, they are all so beautiful! Did you crochet at the bottom of the Paris collage? It's gorgeous.

Diane said...

Gorgeous...they will be in awe to receive them!!

Signs and Salvage said...

My comment disapeared!!!

Darn...I will haveto write it again!!!

Signs and Salvage said...

I LOVE LOVE LOVE my pillow!! Thank you sooo much...you are so talented & I cannot eblieve how beautiful all your detail is! I will treasure it always. Right now it is with my other vintage Valentines...but it will find a home onmy shelf in my bedroom...sooooo pretty!! Your collage is awesome. I don't know what I was thinking...signing up for the last swap!!! I don't sew!!!! It totally stressed me out...sooooo way out of my comfort zone!!!! My partner likes primitive not vintage...so scary...did not know what to do. Wait till you see it...I will post later this week. I am better with paint & glitter I think!!

Hope your birthday was beautiful!!

Love Ya...Kristin

Marie Lost Bird Studio said...

Beautiful work!!

Unknown said...

I absolutely love the Valentine Pocket!! I blogged about it as well! Thank you for such a fabulous Valentine's Day gift!

houses for sale in richmond said...

I just amazed to seen this heart pillow, its look really awesome , great art.I would only say perfect valentine gift.

Linda said...

I love all 3 of these!

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