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me? in another life

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Camera FUJIFILM FinePix S1000fd
Exposure Time 1/28
F-Stop 3.2
ISO 1600

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Created in this Craftsy class

Snazzy Stitched Portraits taught by Carol Ann Waugh

Express your creativity and personality as you make captivating, customized fabric portraits.

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Category Quilting
Type Quilt
Style Art, Modern
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What materials did you use? fake fur for hair, recycled denim jeans for back ground and recycled jeans hem to finish around square. I used fusible interfacing for the pieces in the face and face and neck, but did'nt have wonder under so it was tricky. Plus I don,t have free motion on my machine.... False eyelashes,eyelet rim for earing, rhinestone sticky bead for nose piercing, furniture fabric for jacket.

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What are you most proud of? for the first one, with basic equipment and using everything on hand , i did a great job and can't wait to make another one!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? to go slowly and really take the time to observe your work in progress, and take the time to redoo what you don't like.

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Love love love the hair! And the nose ring is an amazing accessory. Thanks for sharing!

12/15/2013 Flag

Thanks! The class was very interesting and I had a lot of fun doing it.

12/16/2013 Flag

I've always loved red hair - and this is the jolliest I've seen for a long time. I love your portrait and the fact that you've recycled such a lot of things! Excellent!

01/06/2014 Flag

I love an opportunity to recycle so your piece really spoke to me. The fun colored hair and piercing could've been me in another life also. They both were things I wanted to do but never did because I knew the parents wouldn't approve. What a fun place to do all those rad/knarly/wild/funky things I always wanted to try!

02/05/2014 Flag

thanks for your comment. I just felt like being funky and wild why not?

02/07/2014 Flag