Tuesday, 19 October 2010

Enchanted Seamstress

As promised I have my first DT piece for The Altered Element to show you. Every month The Altered Element runs a themed challenge and for October the theme is:

Enchanted

If you drop by The Altered Element blog you can find out how to join in the challenge and be in with a chance to win £10 Voucher to use in the shop. You can also see all the lovely inspiration from the amazing DT.

I've called my enchanted make - Enchanted Seamstress and she is a small altered canvas panel in a frame.


I covered the canvas panel with some old dress pattern tissue which I picked up from a charity shop and then lightly covered with white Gesso. I used a little bit of Rangers Tim Holtz Distress inks on the panel and then added a bit more texture with the inks and a Crafters Workshop Mask. The button and lace finish the panel.

I covered the frame with Gesso too then painted with brown acrylic paints. The final layer on the frame was PVA and Eco Green Paints Sand, once the paint was dry I then added low-lights with Rangers Tim Holtz Distress inks

The image uses the Catherine Moore Mannequin Cafe 3 (which is on special offer at the moment!) and coloured with inks.


The wings I've made from one of my favourite products and I think this might be the first time I have shown it here on my blog - it is Lutradur a fabulous non-woven polyester material which has lots of different uses including colouring, stitching into and burning - all of which I have done here!

Before I go you might be interested to know that Lynne has a REDUCED section that she has been adding to in the shop. It is to make way for new stock - so time to go a shopping I think LOL!

Thanks for popping by.
Have a lovely day.
Kim


Materials:
StampsCatherine Moore Mannequin Cafe 3; Studio G Alpha
Usual Suspects - Golden Gel; scissors

26 comments:

  1. Oh Kim, that's truly gorgeous! Sam x

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  2. Amazing,Kim! You are so talanted!

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  3. I like this, Kim...not only because I love the Catherine Moore range of stamps, but becauuse of all the layers you have used and the colours.

    Have a lovely week
    Sue xx

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  4. This is wonderful, Kim, I love everything about it! Lynne has chosen a wonderful new team,

    Lucy x

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  5. Its totally gorgeous and such a variety of techniques and products. I love it, thank you for sharing.
    Annette
    x

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  6. Kim, this is absolutely gorgeous!

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  7. This is an absolutely FABULOUS piece! For reals! I love this!

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  8. Wow what a stunning piece of art you have created x

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  9. Kim, that need to be in a magazine, wow it is stunning, love the wire dress form and crackle paint!

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  10. Hi Kim. This stunning. I have a fondness for CC stamps and also dressmaking as a theme so you can see why I like your project so much. Lynne M

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  11. I really love this piece! It's wonderful.
    Shelley

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  12. Absolutely amazing! Awesome piece, Kim!

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  13. Ohh, I like this Kim, great take on the theme.

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  14. Nice work Teamie...teamy whatever lol.. i love that idea for the wings.. lace.. never considered it before.. nice crackle on the frame too... YAY .. our first month is going well :)

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  15. I just love the look of this from the techniques you used.

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  16. I just love everything about it Kim.

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  17. WOWZer! This is breathtaking...

    thanks so much for stopping by my blog and the kinds words you had for my Masque Macabre!

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  18. OMG Kim this looks AWESOME!!! Amazing work sweetie!

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  19. this is just so fabulous and creative!! Hugs Juls

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  20. this is stunning Kim! thanks so much for sharing it with us all. xo

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  21. Wow! This is fabulous and so unique! Love this!

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  22. I really love this and the title is SO PERFECT!

    Love Dawn xx

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  23. Stunning piece, I love it!

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