Sunday, 13 February 2011

Treasured memories book.

I've been so busy creating that I haven't had time to post. I'm going to catch up right now and show you some more of my work.

Fabric books are my passion, I like them to look shabby and pretty and as if they have been loved for a long time.

This is for those treasured memories that we all have.

I used my embellisher to make the cover. The base is a piece of dyed woollen blanket, I've covered it with merino wool then hand and machine embroidered over the top. The front is embellished with some hand dyed silk, a velvet flower and bits of my home made silk ribbon.



                                     ' When this you see think of me.' I love this saying.


                               A lavender pocket to hold your keepsakes and 'smells' so nice.

                     A pocket to keep a special picture that captures
                                    ' a little moment in time'.



                                            You can see more of the cover on the back.

   These are two more book covers ready to fill.  I have been making my own silk ribbons from an old wedding dress. I've cut them up then hand dyed them. Here I've used the embellisher to attach them to the base them machine embroidered on top.


                                                                 
       This cover is also made by embellishing a voile cutain over wool, I've added some of my velvet flowers then  free machine embroidered and added some crystal beads.      

I need to think of a theme for these two, but then I have more ideas than blades of grass in a field!                                   
             
          
Hope you like these, have a great week.

If you pop over to The Mouse House. to see more of my books and hear my exciting news.

xox Angela.


                                            

9 comments:

Lululiz said...

I just adore the front cover of your fabric book, the colours are glorious.

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

ExCepTioNaL!
LuV your work ~ creativity & design...

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Beautiful as always, dear Angela!
Hugs,
Julia

Memory Heirlooms said...

Ooooh, they're gorgeous!

Vision Of Angels Cards said...

Gorgeous Angela. Can I purchase one? Please say "yes".

PS ~ how are you, feeling better my friend?
Hugs
Marilyn

Denise said...

I adore your books.Do you ever just make gorgeous covers for paper journals?

Ati. said...

Love it !!

My Cottage Charm said...

Hey Angela! I would LOVE it if you would come for tea at my house! (even if it did involve trains, planes and 1,000's of miles!) :) I'm so glad you enjoyed my tea for two tablescape, I did that at 4:30 in the morning! :) I woke up with a headache and decided since I couldn't sleep, I'm play. :) (that's why my pictures are a smidge dark!~lol)
Your fabric books are SO lovely..you've got some talent there little lady!~ :)
Hope you have a great day and I'll be expecting to see you for tea at 4:00 sharp~ :)
Hugs
Missy

suziqu's thread works said...

Hello Angela - so lovely to meet you and see your very gorgeous little fabric books. I have another kindred spirit here! Am now following too! Will spend time looking at your inspirational work.
Love Suzy