Tag Archives: memory keepers

Little book of lace the first

Complete and ready to meet its new guardian: The cover measures about 4″ x 7.5″ and is made from vintage French linen, beautiful quality.  The edges are bound  with a strip of silk fabric, and the book fastens with silk … Continue reading

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The purple silk Memory Keeper is complete and is in the shop This one is reversible too, so you can have the patchwork on the inside or on the outside.

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The fourth keeper, stitched entirely by hand with silk thread, made from hand-dyed silk organza quilted to over-dyed silk lining.  I was  intending to do much more surface stitching on the organza, but after quilting very simply in an irregular … Continue reading

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Stitched up

From yesterday’s ‘in pieces’, we go to today’s ‘stitched up’ – or even ‘stitched together’ – all of which could be construed as a comment on our country’s current political situation, but in fact  I refer to the third of … Continue reading

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in pieces

Red silk for patchwork; another Memory Keeper, I think.  This one will be pieced over paper.  The silk is too unstable to piece without the paper support.   And below: hand-dyed silk organza.  The photograph really doesn’t do it justice.  Here … Continue reading

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Well, here they are, complete but still nameless. Two little bags, made from fragments of silk applied to a thicker silk backing, all hand stitched, and made into a cylindrical vessel that can be tied up with a twisted cord.  … Continue reading

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