I have completed pages for several Lace Books in the RR.
The first theme is “A stich in time”
This one is made with fabric paper. I always wanted to try that. I used very diluted ModPodge on top of muslin, then added pattern tissue paper on top. It still remained flexible enough to be sewn.
I added bead embroidery on this one, and the dress is made of tiny pieces of fabric, since my friend is quite the quilter.
The next theme is “1920 Jazz”. I found an article describing the Flapper girl, which is printed on fabric and used as a background. I also an image of two crazy girls dancing on a beam in NYC, so I super-imposed it on a page of music in Photoshop, and added a flapper brooch which I trimmed in bead embroidery.
The next page is a happy, dancing flapper paper doll, which I made from scratch. Not my specialty, but it came out OK. What a crazy time that era was.
The next theme is “Madonna”. I was bent on making a triptych. This is it, closed.
The inside, with a gorgeous face by Boticelli. The frame originally had another face inside, but Photoshop came to the rescue. It is lined with lame gold fabric, and heavily machine-embroidered.
This is the back of it. I embroidered the bottom brooch, and it felt suited for the Madonna theme.