Born with a love of old and a passion to rescue and make something out of nothing. Show me your rusted, your broken, your mismatched and orphaned. Where others see nothing, I see something. My glass is half full. No, my glass overflows! XO - Kathy
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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
A Little Embelishment
I have had a couple of projects rattling around in my head for a while and finally got my table cleared off long enough to tackle them. Actually, I made it a GOAL. This is the first project, an embellished blouse. I purchased the green blouse at VOA for a song. Well not really a song. They would have asked me to leave if I started singing. The armholes kind of "gaped" so I added darts to tuck them in, then I embellished it by cutting [gasp!] the corners off one of my hankies, gathering the pieces a bit and stitching them to the neck. Then I used a variegated embroidery floss to do a blanket stitch around the neck and armholes. Hand stitching is NOT one of my talents.
I decided my uneven stitching didn't really matter since I was going for an Anthropology or Free People look. I'm not sure what I ended up with... Old People?? Grammy Grunge?? Har! Har! Har!
Stay tuned, next up is a skirt I'm working on....