Love Bears… ALL

MarveLes Art Studios Blogs, Mixing It Up, Tutorial 4 Comments

You’ve read it before.  A FUN foot to have, and to use!  PLAY.  
I cannot say it any plainer.

Because I believe in repetition… this is the width and length setting for attaching this RAZZLE DAZZLE thread.

I painted cheesecloth awhile back.  So I found it  (Yay) as well as the pom poms and the fused fabric flowers…

So this stash of cheesecloth was painted, using Lumiere paints.  I (of course) added glitter.  Some of you asked me about the glitter product I use.  I bought mine at the local Bernina store, or you can get it at the Quilt-A-Way, both in Great Falls.  However if you search for ‘art glitter’ on the internet, I am sure you can find sources through Amazon or other craft supply outlets.  I have not seen it, nor do I think they carry it in our Michaels or JoAnn Fabric stores.

As to the glue, my local quilt stores carry it, too.  It’s a top quality glue product, one with a very fine tip, that I love using.  All I did was just dab a bit on the pom pom

Sometimes the paint was heavily applied, and it ‘stuck’ to the plastic sheeting I dried it on.  COOL effect eh?!

Found this cool stash of linen-like ribbon.  LOVE! (Yes it is!) Oh how I love being a pack rat when you can start uncovering the treasures in the bottles, boxes, and jars!

 Yes, I decided to add more!  Bathing Beauty Beads! Yes, I start without a foot… use a polyester thread, and a sharp 90/14 needle.  You can read more about beading by machine in my post, by clicking here.  I’ve posted all my best tips and hints there.

 And I am thrilled with the look of the beads.  They make my heart sing.  Wild Thing!  (Go ahead–sing it with me!)

Love bears all things.
ALL.
1 Cor 13:7 says: Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
ALL things.
It’s not just for weddings.
It’s for each and every day…
with everyone.

Comments 4

  1. Have you seen some of the portraits done with cheesecloth???? Oh. My. Gosh. I'll try look up the magazine and date I saw them in. Fabulous.
    Darc
    xxoo

  2. "Wild Thing", yes! Luv the beads. I also stash all kinds of things away and it is a joy to rediscover them and begin to play. There is a song we know in Canada called "Something to sing about…" Your blog makes me sing, wildly! LOL

  3. I do love it! I should try your method of beading, I always do it by hand but the machine might speed things up a lot! Thanks for sharing..

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