The giveaway will be drawn on Friday when I will also be adding the free class on tiny books, just like this one.
They are huge fun to make and the Beyond Stitch group that I belong to will be playing with them tomorrow. They are bound to come up with all kinds of new ideas.
We recently made a resolution to do more making in our meetings as we have gone so fay beyond stitch that we didn't do any - just a lot of chatting.
Apologies about the setting on this blog - blogger is really playing up.
So still time to put your name on the list for some free sheets of Shrinking Plastic, metal shim and a some of my little books. You are welcome to add more than one comment but only one comment each will go into the hat.
I have been doing some more work with oiled paper - making it into one of my long diaries. I have blogged about these before, you probably remember. They are a visual record of trips (overseas and at home). occasions and so on. I use print outs and memorabilia, scanned, printed, backed and stitched.
This time I have used some of the oiled paper pics from the workshop on the tab above (free tutorials). These are mixed with non-oiled and uncrumpled prints, pinnned to a heavy Vilene background. I am not sure that the composition is quite right as it's a bit dark in places. I also like to have a couple of quiet areas to compensate for all the business.
So a little more printing to do before the stitching begins. Most of the photos are from our Baltic holiday - particularly Tallin and Lubeck. I like the statuary, always good to bring figures in.
In a couple of weeks we will be putting up the free classes for those who purchased Lynda Monk's Exploring Creative Surfaces book. They are wonderful classes - and really work to extend the ideas in the book. Still time to get the book (you need