I've been putting the postcards I've received from my fellow Calendar Girls on a magnet board on the wall of my studio but now we're starting a new year I want somewhere to store them because there won't be room for this years selection.
I bought this photo album for 49p down the road and it's just the right size for the postcards.
I embellished a piece of scrim onto some thick fabric I bought in Abakhans. I'm not sure what it is but it does the same job as using velvet.
Next I rust dyed it but I forgot to take a photo before I coloured the piece with fabric paints.
I printed a Monogram on to a piece of T-shirt transfer paper
then stitched lines from top to bottom
and finally a machine made cord to hold it closed
Poetry Thursday - "Je te l'ai dit pour les nuages" by Paul Eluard - (via) I told you for the clouds I told you for the sea tree for each wave for the birds in the leaves for pebbles of noise for the familiar hands for ...
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