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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Purple

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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Simple

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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Nameless

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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