Face it Pouch
The Face It Pouch was designed with whimsy. made with wool felt and Ultrasuede. Glass bead embroidery frames his face. This pouch was designed for a Renaissance Faire participant.
Truly a fun pouch with red wool felt and black basket weave patterned UltraSuede. The gold medallion has gold leaves dangling to give that gypsy feel.
Simple and useful this pouch is adorned with a peacock medallion and fresh water pearls. The green wool felt accents against the blue ultrasuede. Very lightweight and yet large enough to hold cellphone and keys and wallet.
Peacock tail purse
using a reproduction purse frame with peacocks on it, I was inspired to make this deep purple purse. A Tiffany lamp image gave me the idea for the tail. Heavily embroidered with glass beads of many shapes.
This base purse is of a faint aqua satin. making it the perfect background for this Mermaid playground. Hand dyed wool felt and UltraSuede make up the background and kelp beads. While glass beads, and shells ad to the scene. Hand enameled metal mermaid was added to play in the kelp.
This was a Steampunk purse that I called the Alice Conundrum, Am I small enough to go through the door but big enough to hold the key in the keyhole., all on a Brown wool felt background with leather, metal and glass beadwork.
Art Nouveau purple necklace
A beautiful piece of wire wrapping from my friend Jill is my inspiration starting point for this lovely piece. Complete with a Kumihimo strand of pale pink glass beads to hang from.
Art Nouveau Fairy
An antique earring is the Fairy in the center of pale gold matte glass beadwork. The strand it hangs from was an experiment in a new stitch.
A Czech glass button surrounded with Shibori dyed ribbon on an aqua wool felt base. This necklace is beaded with glass, metal and pearl accents
An enchanting Fairy door is under the wysteria. Hand dyed venician lace hangs over this enameled and beaded fairy door. All on a cotton velveteen base flap. this is a black velvet purse frame.
Honey Do Purse
100 year old purse frame was used in this reproduction piece. Golden velvet background with glass beaded honeycomb. The brass Bee accent was patina treated to go with the age of the frame
Close up of the Peacock Purse. Sold
This purse was a challenge from a fellow artist that painted the eye and hand dyed the silk velvet. I designed the purse and did all the sewing and bead embroidery as well as the painting of the metal handle. Loved this challenge. Sold
Snakes, all about the Snakes
The frame for this purse is 100 years old. The background is of black silk. The head and tail of the snake are brass that has been enameled and jewels to match the frame mounted in the eyes. Glass beads were used to create the body of the snack and a red leather tongue added as the accent piece.
A fun pin with Rain fringe falling over a red Umbrella.
Close up of Wedding pillow. Silk Calla Lilies with beaded edge. Sold
A silk pillow with silk leaves and Calla Lilies hand appliqued. The flowers are removable. and will stand on their own in a vase. The pillow can then be displayed on a bed or shelf after the wedding. Rings are tied inside the blossoms. Hand bead embroidery along the edge of the pillow as well as the edge of the blossoms. Sold
This wedding pillow is part of a set. One for the bride (this one) with a Bird of Paradise flower appliqued and the second pillow for the groom with Asters on it. This is silk with hand dyed silk appliqued with silk thread embroidery. Sold.
Schouten pillow side 2
This wedding pillow is part of a set. One for the groom (this one) with Aster flowers appliqued and the second pillow for the bride with Bird of Paradiseon it. This is silk with hand dyed silk appliqued with silk thread embroidery. Sold.
Who's that knocking Pin
A steampunk inspired pin. Based on wool felt and ultrasuede, the design is of a doorknob and keyhole with a face starring back at you. Bead embroidery defines the doorknob plaque and the whimsy in this design.
based on a simple and small Thistle button, this pin has short fun fringe to mimic the thistle fluff. Sold.
Rose Fairy Door necklace
The hand dyed wool felt has bead embroidered scene of a working fairy door and a rose garden along the path. Wonderful fringe gives this necklace a bit of movement and whimsy. Sold
Indian Summer Door 2
A simple path leads to the door of this Indian Summer scene. Done with hand dyed wool felt as a backdrop the bead embroidery paints a lovely palette
Door into Summer necklace
This door into Summer is set on Green wool felt with bead embroidered scene. Using both metal and glass leaves the working door will draw you into the wee folk world. Sold
Cherry Tree Lane necklace
Tucked under the Cherry tree is this Fairy door. the working door is waiting for you to open it and let your self into the wee folk world. See the fairy riding her snail in this garden of bead embroidered flowers and tree. Sold.
Autumnal Door necklace
On hand dyed wool felt this scene will bring you into the world of the wee folk. Just open the working door. Bead embroidery brings the scene to life. Sold
Apple Blossom door necklace
A whimsical fairy door opens for you to enter the land of the wee folk. This hand dyed wool felt background is embellished with bead embroidered garden and tree. The strand is attached by magnets allowing you to remove the pendant and just wear the strand. Sold
Orland Shooze fairy house
Standing 12 inches high this wool felt mushroom is the home of Orland Shooze the tool man in the fairy village of Middle See. This home is covered with machine quilting, hand felting, hand bead embroidery. A lovely home for any wee folk.
Fiona Thistlepincher house
Welcome to Fiona Thistlepincher's shop. She is the florist in the village of Middle See. Made with wool felt, raw silk and cotton lace, this house is machine quilted, hand felted, hand embroidered and beaded. embellished with broken jewelry. Zoom in for a closer look at the details.
Beatrice de 'ol Biddy puppet
A fool's doll is Beatrice de 'ol Biddy. Completely needle felted with wool. Her hat has wet felted and she is mounted on a piece of driftwood as a handle. Not for Sale, I use her for my own costume.
Sea Floor Necklace
Intense bead embroidery necklace. On hand dyed wool felt. Asymmetrical design with real coral, and abalone pieces worked into the design. Zoom in to appreciate the little whimsical pieces hidden in the overall pieces.
This pillow has two sides. Side one is contemporary with wool on wool felt on cotton double flannel. Soft and very textural. These roses bring simplicity into the design. Sold
This maze has negative space embroidered with black cotton thread on linen. Follow the arrows to find all 4 gold coins. I believe in interactive art. Sold
Cat & Mouse pillow
Side one of this pillow has a celtic knotworked cat and mouse hand embroidered with cotton thread on cotton. With the words Meow embroidered with the cat material borders. See the flip side picture for the maze that goes with this. Sold
A Mazing Pillow
Cotton Embroidery on Linen. A true maze to follow with your finger. This is the flip side to the Cat/Mouse pillow. Sold
A Mazing pillow
A wider view of the flip side of the Cat/Mouse Pillow.
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