Tuesday, April 3, 2012

April Collage Challenge

I decided to try something different for Mary Green's Collage Challenge this month. For this challenge, you need to use at least a part of each of the three images that Mary provides. They are always beautiful images! I stuck some muslin to an 8 1/2 by 11 label and ran it through my printer. Then I cut out the images and made a fabric collage.
 I used two different shades of linen for a background and sewed the muslin letter onto my background.


 I used an old lacy doily as a ground for the two children. I decided he should give her flowers instead of a box of whatever that is. They are lightly stitched on.

I stitched down the tulips with some embroidery floss and also used that to sew on the mother of pearl buttons. I am happy with the way it turned out.

Check out the images here and see what creative ideas everyone else comes up with. I can't wait to check them out!!

Thanks for the fun challenge, Mary!

13 comments:

  1. Oh you did great with the sewing of it all. Great idea and some great talent here to do this. xo I will try and post mine tomorrow.

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  2. Very nice collage with the fabric, Beautiful work

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  3. Love the use of fabric! Very vintage.

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  4. Fabulous. I love your work. This looks really great!

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  5. Fabulous idea to print the images onto muslin. Luv all the frayed edges.

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  6. This is just lovely Susan - wonderful use of different items. Well done!

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  7. This is lovely! Graet idea to print it on fabric!

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  8. Susan, I love what you tried! You have done an awesome job!!! The frayed edges and buttons are my favorite. : )

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  9. Dear Susan your collage is so sweet and beautifully made.
    Hugs Anni

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