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Monday, October 13, 2008

Vintage Triptych~The Sewing Room


This triptych is made from chipboard, collaged with vintage style papers and images. There are several 3D items including snaps, a beaded applique (right upper), and a row of fiber trim consisting of roses and leaves. The front door is a Paperwhimsy image which I love. I have added the measuring tape as sort of a doorstep, if you will.

My sister owns a sewing machine shop, COMPUSEW, in Plano, Texas. She is extremely talented and knowledgeable in machine embroidery as well as in all types of sewing, has been in the field for about 30 years. Long, long ago, she used to sew costumes for stage performers and I remember her making her husband a reptile jacket! Talent abound for sure. This triptych, although made for a swap, is dedicated to my sister, Carol, the best darn sewing person I've ever met!
See her website: http://www.compusew.com/

3 comments:

Anna said...

Wow! This is so awesome and the image inside is so great, too! BTW, Mom came through surgery well and shoule be transferring to rehab by the weekend! Talk to you soon.

Lori Andrews said...

I love this! Very creative!

Barbara said...

Hi Mary Ann your triptych is gorgeous.