Keeping it Simple — Project #4 Stitching Rags

Raggedy wreath needed some support, it was lonely and lost all by itself on the wall, so I stitched and knotted once again to give that wreath some extra bling.  A 12×12 square of felted wool and some strips in random collage became funky squares to sew through with waxed linen thread.  A bit of red, a bit of yellow and a bit of blue and the raggedly garland was born…and oh, the Santos doll gets another fashion show…



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19 Responses to “Keeping it Simple — Project #4 Stitching Rags”

  1. Judy Shea December 2, 2012 at 6:11 pm #

    Love the sewn fabric squares. Can’t go wrong with that. I want to know where you’re hiding that mannequin.

  2. Snap December 2, 2012 at 6:36 pm #

    Your Santos looks quite happy being a model for your fabulous fabric.

  3. Bleubeard and Elizabeth December 2, 2012 at 6:51 pm #

    WOW. WOW. WOW. I’m in love. Amazing what you can do with felted wool and fabric scraps. Your Santos makes the perfect model for these projects, too.

  4. Jo Murray December 2, 2012 at 7:26 pm #

    I Love all this shabby chic, but it’s so time-consuming. In between handmade cards, and food stuff I don’t know where you find the time.

  5. Jessica Sporn December 2, 2012 at 8:02 pm #

    Just amazing. Those squares are adorable! Your Santos doll is stylin’ now!

  6. Rebecca December 2, 2012 at 9:17 pm #

    I LOVE these! I’ve always loved the “raggedy stitch look” too! (that Santos doll is so cool!)

  7. mary helen fernandez stewart December 3, 2012 at 1:16 am #

    This is a fabulous idea friend…I just might be able to make one for my living room when I get back from the hospital. lovely Christmas energies here. Have a great week in your studio! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

  8. lyle baxter December 3, 2012 at 7:13 am #

    she looks very fashionable! you have too much ambition!

  9. Carolyn Dube December 3, 2012 at 11:45 am #

    Little squares of happiness! Your model was the perfect choice for your runway!

  10. annie! December 3, 2012 at 12:42 pm #

    Dont”cha just love it when you come up with the best solution ever?!?

  11. Anni December 3, 2012 at 1:37 pm #

    What a fantastic garland Corrine and a great idea to use some fabric scrap on, love the doll.
    Hugs Anni

  12. Nina Lise@Mrs Moen December 3, 2012 at 2:27 pm #

    That is so cool, your stitching is as fabulous as your paintings. This will look great all year long, not just for the holidays! I would love to do improv play with felt and scraps too, maybe when grandbaby goes home tomorrow afternoon…

  13. Dorthe December 3, 2012 at 3:04 pm #

    She looks fabolous Corrine,. I love your felted wool ornaments, in all the glad colours and scraps.
    What a necklace fro that wonderful Santos doll.
    XOX, Dorthe

  14. Terrie -Creative Explorer December 3, 2012 at 4:02 pm #

    Look at her go! She’s stylin’ now. Aren’t you clever to get out your sewing machine for these fun projects. Beautiful – as usual!

  15. Jenny Lee December 4, 2012 at 9:37 am #

    I love these stitched squares and (as usual) your color choices. Your posts always make me smile. So cheerful.

  16. Lisa Graham December 4, 2012 at 2:02 pm #

    Looks cozy enough to take a nap on. Love all the bits of pretty.

  17. Kim Mailhot December 4, 2012 at 5:43 pm #

    Love your raggedy treats, Corrine ! Happy decorating !

  18. Kim Andersen December 6, 2012 at 12:29 pm #

    I love those! it looks like you had fun making them 🙂

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