Sunday, September 20, 2009

Of Papers And Fibers

I belong to a trade group where we have a new theme each month for paper dolls. This month's paper doll theme were pointy hats and bat wings. I have always loved paper dolls as a kid. I guess I have never grown up! I also couldn't resist as I love halloween!

In people years, this cat is 91 since the text for his body is that old. In cat years, he's 637 years old! lol

I have been keeping a stash of left over prewound paper bobbin cartridges. I take them apart to use for other things. The centers are being painted and will be used for beads. The flat ends, I paint to use on atc's and such. Sometimes even as a stencil masking.

I also got a quilt finished up this week. The pattern is by Jinny Beyer. It's a quilt that I thought that I would make one time and never did. This one was made by Suzan. At least I can still enjoy quilting them even if I don't have time to make the tops!


Pam said...

Love the paperdolls. Also thanks for the ideas for uses of prewound bobbins. I must start saving mine when they are empty. Last of all, the quilt is beautiful. It must be wonderful to see all the great quilt tops made for quilters and then get to quilt them.

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Oh Wanda the paper dolls are great!
Love that silly cat and the witch is Fab! :)
What a lovely quilt Suzan made love the color combinations.

Threadhead said...

Love your dolls! But LOVE the quilt! I w anted to make that one too!
It's gorgeous!!!!

KnitYoga said...

The paper dolls are great and especially with Halloween coming up soon! The quilt is just gorgeous! Thanks for your kind comment on my Dorset button projects.


Thanks for all of the comments, gals!

Le_Vintage said...

how fun! Knave of hearts is all your's!!!!! Looking forward to the swap!

Le Vintage

Patty Skypants said...

If it is true you've never grown up, then that is why you are so creative.

morningDove said...

love the batty witch. and your quilting is wonderful. Where do you get prewound bobbins, great idea to recycle.

kiwicarole said...

Wanda this quilt is gorgeous, and yep there is a point!! hahaha Love the colours.