In this posting I wish to show the completed book because viewing the pics are in a larger format than allowed on FB, though the images are at maximum 1024.
The process was a collaborative round robin with six women, each with her own individual theme. I will be posting my contributions to their books later on this blog or perhaps at FB. Initially we did our covers and a couple of pages, then sent them on to another (I always sent my contribution to Teri in New York). Each month we would get another book with a different theme and do two pages in it and then send it off. After the fifth month, our own book was returned for us to complete and bind.
Thank you Teri, Liz, Suzy, Sox, and Deb for your time, beautiful work, love, and friendship. A keepsake to treasure always...
Please click on the photos for enlarged detail. Thanks.
Liz (Oregon) did page on the right.
Gorgeous fine details.
Liz with open spread and pocket.
Also, below left with freeform stitching.
Suzy (Australia) on right and bottom left.
Extremely proficient at collage and layering.
Deb (Idaho) on right and bottom left.
Beautiful images, lace, and collage.
Teri (New York) right and bottom left.
Went to actual museums to take the photos.
Trip to garment district for lace. Gorgeous.
Sox (Canada/California) several spreads.
Top right, bottom left, triptych and triptych back.
Had an idea and brought it to fruition.
The beaded brooch her own work, also.
My pages (on right and the remainder below).
ATCs done pre-books to show our intended theme.
Another transfer under dark ATC pocket.
Under flap is a "Blessing" pouch with two DiVinci transfers.
So happy to see the final results, Karen. It's an absolute treasure!
Karen, this is amazing. What a wonderful treasure.
Nice work. What a great collaborative effort. Good to be in contact again. Hugs. Roxanne
My word ... so much work and love went into this magnificent piece of art. What a great idea to send it around and work together on a final product. I am very impressed. Thank you for stopping by my blog and for your kind words.
Andrea @ From the Sol
Hi Karen.... so nice to meet you today! (on my blog and now on yours!)I've followed Terri and Soc for quite a while and now I have you too! These pages are delicious! YUMMY! and very inspiring!
Glad we're connected!
Sweet Blessingss, Chris
no words for this one, it is so incredible and special, what a lovely swap/ round robin to do! it seems everyone uses sewing machine but is hand stitching acceptable when you sign on for one of these? and is this photo transfer on fabric? the only reason i keep asking about transfer on fabric, is because i have never done this but have been wanting to real bad, especially now that i see your wonderful work! aloha, angi in hana
This book is absolutely amazing. What a great idea. The transfers are intriguing. One more thing to add to my must try list. This is so inspiring. Just beautiful...
wow, karen, this is truly a work o art. i have made 1 lace album which was my experimental item, will be posting in october. thanks for sharing the deets, found you thru suzy.
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