This week at Inspiration Avenue, Hettienne chose the theme to be inspired from any form of needlework. "Where there are needlework, there is art and there are memories and stories to be shared. Share with us your creations that tells the stories that were sewn into your heart!"
I created an ACEO for the challenge. I started with a stencil and after some cutting with a craft knife and punching with a needle, I sewed in the color. I did simple weaving in the center for a little texture.
I would also like to share a quilt that I made many years ago which also fits this theme. Have you ever loved a piece of clothing so much that you couldn't bear to part with it--even though it was long past it's wearable life? Or maybe, you don't get that attached to clothing. I sometimes do, as I did with this shirt. I've always liked jungle animals and safari-type clothing (think the old,original Banana Republic), and when this shirt wore out, I was sad to let go. Then I took a quilting class and realized that I could incorporate it into a quilt. Here is the result...Attic Windows Pattern: