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Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Fashion Plate


'Lets get Stitchy' is the theme for the coming fortnight over at Try it on Tuesdays.
We would love to see some stitching on the entries, 'real or faux'.
Please pop over for all the details and see what we have all been making.

The base of this hanging is a 6 x 4 inch canvas. Over time it has been  stamped, masked and  sprayed, wiped over with gesso to clean off the brush , I don't do waste paint etc.,  re- sprayed  to cover the gesso,  then left to sit around on my desk for simply ages.
However it seemed just what I was looking for,  to use for this project.
The images used all come from the Graphics 45 papers A Ladies Diary'.
My 'stitchy'  additions  are the  machine embroidered flowers and the stitching up the ribbon trim.
The rest of the bits and pieces came from my stash.

Thank you for stopping by, I always appreciate the comments you leave.


21 comments:

  1. Really stunning creation Yvonne. The colours are lovely and the embroidered flowers just beautiful.
    Fliss xx

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  2. Gorgeous flowers, and a lovely hanging!

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  3. This is gorgeous, love everything about it!!

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  4. Hi Yvonne, beautiful hanging - so glad you kept working on that canvas. Gorgeous design. Nicola x

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  5. another stunning card Yvonne.
    HUgs
    Doreen xx

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  6. Beautiful canvas, love the background! The lady is very stylish, and the flowers and bow make it a real eye candy! Valerie

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  7. Stunning canvas Yvonne, love the background and the colours and of course the fan G45 papers, the flowers are so pretty too

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  8. a very beautiful canvas Yvonne, wonderful layers and a fabulous image.
    hugs {brenda} x0x

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  9. Hi Yvonne, gorgeous canvas, I wish all my backgrounds looked as gorgeous as yours. Love the embroidered flowers! ♥ waving hi from the soggy hills of North Carolina :)

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  10. gorgeosu canvas Yvonne, just spent the weekend playing with these delish papers.
    hugs

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  11. This is fabulous, love the images and the lace flowers add that special touch.
    Avril xx

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  12. Delish and delightful. Some of my best background papers start off in the spray tray catching drips and splatters - as you say, it's a shame to waste it! I'm going to leave a little canvas out as well now to see what happens. Happy Craftng, Cindy x

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  13. Oh so much beauty and sophistication is packed in this card! Love the flowers and the images! Gorgeous!

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  14. Loving your beautiful Fashion Plate Canvas, Annette x

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  15. Whew boy! This is fabulous! I adore your mirroring and layering of falling, trailing flowers!

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  16. Beautiful colours and images. The whole hanging looks so elegant.

    Love Chrissie xx

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  17. A wonderful and very romantic hanging. Love the flowers.

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  18. The purple flowers and ribbon against that background are beautiful. The stitching is a great subtle addition to this lovely card which is a great DT piece for the stitchy challenge! x

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  19. Really beautiful, wonderful layers. I like the soft green with that purple.

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  20. Stunning piece of art Yvonne, love those flowers:)
    Val x

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  21. Great canvas with wonderful details!!! Love that delicate colour scheme!

    Claudia x

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