Friday, 9 July 2010

Pockets for my apron..work in progress...



Continuing with my apron I have been concentrating on making the pockets for the front. I have used some old jeans as the background and used some of the photos I have taken recently transferred onto fabric after being altered in Picasa. Can you guess which ones were of the jellyfish? I really like these photos of the thistles and forest from last weekends trip to Delamere forest. I found some natural dyed threads which I had forgot about so have used couching to show the threads off. I didnt want to have neat stitching but rather used the threads as another layer of texture.




The main pocket features one of my paintings that I blogged about in 2008..where does the time go..which is called "and down came a blackbird and pecked off her nose..." all layered on fabrics with free motion crazy stitching. I havent finished this apron yet as I want it to be a really layered arty piece..watch this space for the finished result....have a nice weekend everyone

14 comments:

jane eileen said...

Very cool! I hope to see it all finished.

La Dolce Vita said...

these are great can't wait to see it finished

dosfishes said...

Love your blackbird!!! This will be a fabulous apron based on the pockets.

Lynn Stevens said...

oh very cool, love the pocket idea!

snakkemunn said...

This apron will be so special and cool. :))

Sid said...

Great stuff Lorraine !

Carin said...

This is cool! Looks like you're having a lot of fun with it. Can't wait to see the finished apron.

Donna said...

That is such a great idea Lorraine! I love how you put your art on the pocket. How did you do it? Did you print from the computer onto fabric? I've done something like that before.

I would love to see the apron when you are done. :o)

Donna
Comin' Home

Oxana said...

Looks very cool!!! Love your bird!
Hugs
Oxana

Lori said...

Great layering and collage, as usual, Lorraine! Love these, they're spectacular!

Trudy Callan said...

Cute pockets.

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Linda said...

This looks very exciting Lorraine. I really like the way you used the beads/sequins (?) I have a box full of those....you've given me an idea for my journal, thank you!

Jennie said...

these look brilliant :)

Lucy Edmondson said...

Wonderful pockets!

Lucy x