the RE-recycle

Project Description

What are you most proud of? This was made as an auction item for Say Si, a non-profit furthering art education in San Antonio What advice would you give someone starting this project? This is a modified bird pattern from Sharon Holland. The tangled nest cording is simply one selvage twisted with white eyelash cord and a black ribbon, then fed under an open-toe foot and zigzagged tightly. The feet are simple twisted jewelry wire.

What you will need

  • Fabric selvages
  • batiks
  • loose batting
  • black embroidery floss
  • oval stretched canvas on frame
  • colored jewelry wire

Q&A with Pam Sews

ConnieofHH asked:
Pam, love the use of fabric selvages - especially in the cording. I like how you started the cording after "wordplay" on the selvage! The feet on the bird are darling!
Pam Sews answered:
desna asked:
Oh this is a darling little project... totally LOVE the bird and actually everything about this. So cute and thanks for sharing Pam... your creativity is endless.
Pam Sews answered:
so good to hear from you! Your grandbaby would love the bird, and they are fun to make.