Friday 24 May 2019

Paperbabe Stamps Challenge ~ #94 Anything Goes

Hello Creative Friends 

It's time for another Blog Challenge over at Paperbabe Stamps ,
with it's *Anything Goes* Theme it is a challenge for everyone. 

You do not have to use Paperbabe stamps to join in but if you 
do it will double the prize for one lucky random winner..!! 

Here's my Paperbabe creation I share with you today 

My latest embellishment obsession..

Stamping the large Peony onto Calico I painted using fabric paint.

When painted the Peony was cut out and paired with colour match 
swatches of hessian and lace in which both act as my backing.

Running stitch secures the peony onto the fabrics remembering 
to stuff with a little wadding before stitching all the way around.

Adding beads to represent stamen, the peony is cut 
free leaving a border of the backing fabric exposed.

Teamed up with a handmade needle book this functional
embellishment makes the sweetest of pin cushions.

Time is very limited for me at the moment and i'd not 
planned to share this creation just yet but making these 
Peony embellishments has become my latest obsession 
a handy size for on the go crafting whilst I catch my breath...

Why not pop on over HERE and share your latest obsession.

Sending Sunshine & Hugs your way

Creative wishes
Tracey xx

Sharing today's creative play with:
Kristin & EVA over at PPF Wk12 Yr9
World Wide Open Design Team Challenge #05


Dorthe said...

It is so beautiful, dear Tracey,- as always your painting is fabulous , and the pincussion idea, so lovely . I love the lace on top the hessian- and it will become suc h a wonderful front cover on a book. I hope you can , soon , relax a little dear friend, and also that your weekend will be peaceful and cosy . Big hugs to you , and sending you smuiles and a kiss. Dorthe xoxo

Let's Art Journal said...

Wow. What an amazing make! I'm always in awe of your fabric creations and I love the peony image on the Calico and the way you've painted it - so beautiful 😁. Wishing you a happy Friday and weekend! Jo x

Christine said...

Beautiful embellishments Tracey!

Beth Niquette said...

Thank you for your warm comments, my Friend. I love seeing the progression of your growing art pieces, complete to the finished product. This one is gorgeous! I adore your peonies! What a talented artist you are! It sounds like you have a lot going on. Grace and peace to you as you journey through your day. <3 Enjoy the weekend! :D

Linda Kunsman said...

this peony fabric art is exquisite Tracey- so beautiful! Hope you can catch your breath and relax real soon. Happy PPF!

Gillena Cox said...

Thanks for sharing Tracey. I would luv to dee the finished project.
Happy PPF. Thanks for dropping by my blog today


Beebeebabs said...

Beautiful work thanks for sharing!!!

peppylady (Dora) said...

How soft
Coffee is on

LA Paylor said...

Oooo another fabric painter! Me too! That was a great description of process Tracy, thank you! What ink do you use to stamp? Love the whole thing! LeeAnna at not afraid of color

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I have to tell you, I was blown away by this project, Tracey. Not only is it gorgeous, it is functional, too. As I was following along, I was caught off guard, as I sometimes do when you make a gorgeous piece of "art." When I realized what the project entailed, I was (as I said before) blown away! You ROCK, dear Tracey and so does that peony. Take a breath and realize what a gorgeous creation you have given us, dear.

Valerie-Jael said...

This is totally GORGEOUS, love everything about it, just wonderful. Hope you manage to have a restful weekend, look after yourself. Hope your computer is running smoothly again, too. Hugs, Valerie

sirkkis said...

Your fabric creations are always most beautiful and skillfully made, Tracey.
Love this!
Have a happy weekend xx said...

It was nice to see how your delightful creation was made.

carol l mckenna said...

Oh how lovely and creative!

Happy Day to you,
A ShutterBug Explores,
aka (A Creative Harbor)

Brenda Brown said...

I love your gorgeous embellishment Tracey, this is so unique and pretty. Fabrics create such beautiful textures and the way you cut this out to use on your needle book looks fabulous. I resonate with the being busy, it seems to be that time of year! Thanks so much for the visit. Enjoy the rest of the long weekend xxx

Felix the Crafty Cat said...

Hi Tracey, I'm loving this. It's so long since I stamped on fabric and I love the possibilities. I can relate to being busy but yesterday I left everyone to it and went to the Craft Club. Great day with lots of lovely ladies and a man actually! Today though is catch-up. Hope your weekend is restful and full of crafty goodness. Sending big hugs, Angela xxx

Mac Mable said... creative and unique. You look like you had fun? Adorable and beautiful and how personal x

Words and Pictures said...

That's such a pretty stamp, so beautifully stamped on the fabric. And it looks amazing as the focal point on the cover of your gorgeous little pincushion. Sorry I’ve been so absent – there’s a quieter period on the horizon (at least until the next last-minute gig bobs up to spoil it).
Alison x

Sue said...

This is gorgeous Tracey, what a beautiful stamps and you've really done it justice with your fabulous stitching. You really have some wonderful fabrics in your stash. Have a very happy and peaceful week, Sue xx

Margik said...

A gorgeous design and so creative!

peggy gatto said...

Oh my, just beautiful!

NatureFootstep said...

Beautiful and cool and useful. Not bad for One piece of ART! Love what you created. :)

DVArtist said...

Tracey this is just stunning. I can see why you are obsessed. I am so glad you did show this week. I keep going back to look at it. The depth is amazing.

Loose Stitches said...

Beautiful creation Tracey, lovely design! Thank you for sharing with us over at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.
~ Sherry DT/Admin xx

BLOGitse said...

wow, this for a princess sewer :)

Monica C. said...

This is sew beautiful! I love the way you have shared the process also - thank you.
Thank you for sharing with us over here at World Wide Open Design Team Challenge and best of luck with your entry.

Monica DT Member for

Mrs.B said...

Hi Tracey, Just catching up after my holidays - just love this creation. The large peony makes a beautiful embellishment and focal point, thanks for sharing your process.
Avril xx

Roosterhead Designs said...

GoRgEoUs! Wow Tracey this is beautiful~ I am a fan of needle-books and this one is cleverly created; and soo pretty- bearing soft layers, and your lovely personalized painting~ TFS! Hugs, karen o

Meggymay said...

A stunning project Tracey. The stamped peony looks beautiful on the material and is a wonderful decoration for your pin cushion.
Yvonne xx

Redanne said...

Tracey, this is such a gorgeous creation! The peony alone is stunning and you have brought it to life with your painting, stitching and embellishment - the result is just incredible!

Apologies for being missing, a slight detour to hospital for a few days (I am on the mend) has curtailed me, not sure I will ever get caught up :( Hugs, Anne xx

Amy said...

This is stunning! I so love Peonies!
I like the stamp on fabric too!
Thanks for the technique sharing!
Beautiful piece for sure

Jackie PNeal said...

I just Adore those peony stamps and the pin cushion you created with them-brilliant!!
Hoping all is well with you and your family,Tracey,I think of you often!
hugs and love,Jackie

(my blog disappeared and I am working to get something else back up)