Monday, May 20, 2013
when I first started to make this book I had the idea of using spring hues. greens, yellows, pinks and aqua blues...I had a few cast off fabric bits laying around that I wanted to work into this journal,
and this is what led me to taking up my old ways of sewing on paper...
other storys started to unfold between these layers pockets were also created to house another small book.if you would like to know a little more about my process of making these pages you can read about it in
Posted by Ruth Rae at 11:23 PM
Sunday, May 19, 2013
My collection of small antique books give me so much inspiration sometimes it can be the words them self that inspire me but often times its the look of timeworn books themselves that really set my imagination lose.
My dear friend Kristen Robinson has a
I had so much fun using bezels from it. That soon it seamed as if I was lost in some fairy-tale book.
That can be warn around your wrist or your waist.
Fabric became my pages and I used my sewing machine to help me write the words.
I will Be teaching my sewing process next week at the Create Mixed Media Retreat in Irvine California
If you have enjoyed these photos and want to learn more can read all about my storybook wraps in the summer 2013 Sew Somerset.
Posted by Ruth Rae at 1:36 AM