Saturday, 21 March 2009

Saturday's workout "Sew an ATC"




The theme at SaWo is to sew an ATC. As I don't have a sewing machine I had to do it by hand. I really enjoyed it and made two while I was at it. The background is silk fabric. I stitched around it in metal thread, painted it with mostly Lumiere paints, then collaged and embellished with bit of lace, metal, beads, fabric flowers and various other bits and pieces.

20 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

Oh wow these are fantastic.
Really lovely ATC´s.

Thanks Astrid for sew ATC´s on SaWo.

Rein said...

These are gorgeous Astrid!

Annchen said...

Gorgeous! Love the little details and the colour

Nads said...

That is so pretty! I love the colours you have used on all your works!

RubyMay said...

these are beautiful...I love the little beads and the images x

Iren said...

So lovely ATC's You've made!

Hugs

Anonymous said...

it`s wonderful!

*jean* said...

both are gorgeous - the top one really has so many lovely details!!!

Anonymous said...

Both are gorgeous

vintage wil said...

Wat een schitterende atc s Astrid!!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

These are both beautiful, Astrid. Love your stitching of the beads to the first one, and the cross stitch really sets it off. Great cards.

~*~Patty Szymkowicz said...

Both are beautiful Astrid. I especially Love your tiny seedbeads!

Sue said...

These are beautiful ATC's, I can't believe you did them by hand xx

Femmy said...

these are beautiful!!!

Dawn said...

Truly beautiful Astrid - what patience to sew by hand, quality pieces x

My name is CINDY...... said...

Sooo pretty Astrid, really lovely pieces.

Anke said...

BOAH Astrid was für gigantisch schöne ATCs *umfall*

Ein wunderbares WE
wünscht Dir
Anke

Catherine said...

Astrid, These ATCs are so beautiful! Your colors are very pretty and the beading adds the perfect touch. They are absolutely lovely!

Gaby Bee said...

These ATCs are fabulous. Beautifully done!
Gabx xo

Anonymous said...

I love it ! Very creative ! That's actually really cool Thanks.

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