Category Archives: 2008

Piano Hinge Paper Bag Book

One of my art buddies, Elizabeth, posted this tutorial on her blog and I have been anxiously waiting to make one.  Well last night I took a break from the concertina journal to try one of these books.  WOW!  This … Continue reading

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Concertina Journal Panel 4

Panel 4 made with Perle cotton and beads.  (this one does not feel done yet but I will leave it and move on until I can make up my mind what to do next). up close. Here is a pic … Continue reading

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Concertina Journal Panel 3

In this panel I used Perle cotton, glass beads and a few found plastic buttons in the shape of a flower. up close to show the textures and depth. Stay warm, enjoy!

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Concertina Journal Panel 2

Thank you for all your wonderful comments, ideas and support!! I finished the second panel last night while waiting for Santa to arrive. I used Perle cotton, sequins, glass and gold beads and silk ribbon.  Below is a close up … Continue reading

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Concertina Fabric Journal Part 3

Yesterday I made some more progress on my journal.  I attached the background pieces with zig zag stitching and then ironed on the floral motifs and the strip of circles. I pulled out the perle cotton threads and some beads and just … Continue reading

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