Sunday, 19 October 2008

Piece by piece

The Gothic Arches theme is paper patchwork. I've pieced together lots of little stamped fragments with an aged, faded out look. I think this would have been more effective with machine stitching, but was pleased to use the zigzag stamp.
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Stamps: Simple Expressions The Orient and People 2; Stampers Anonymous Mosaic; Invoke Arts Backgrounds and Pens & Nibs; HA Ribbon stitches

Inks: VersaColor Heliotrope and Amethyst; Versamark

Extras: Detail opaque white EP; Dovecraft Brad; Waterbrush

26 comments:

Femmy said...

beautiful arch!! love the soft look of it!!

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow amazing arch.
Fantastic color. Love them.

Moira said...

This is lovely Ros

Anneke said...

what a lovely pattern.
my compliments

Ginger said...

Ilove you arch this week and the ribbon stitch was awesome on it outstanding!

herminesplace said...

Gorgoeus, very elegant.

Kersten said...

This is amazing and lovely and it has the feel of an old, warm quilt. Gorgeous effect.

vintage wil said...

Beautiful !!!

sam21ski said...

Lovely colours Ros and it does look like it's been stitched xxx

Astrid Maclean said...

Fantastic arch, I really really like how it actually looks like fabric patchwork!

http://truutske.punt.nl said...

Great arch. Lovely color and picture.

Gayle Page-Robak said...

autiful arch!!

Craftyideas said...

Gorgeous arch -love the zigzag stamp

Cora said...

I love the monochromatic look!

Willy said...

Wonderful composition!

Faye said...

Ros, this is a beautiful patchwork background for your arch.

purplepaint said...

Oh this is cool and I looovvvvveee the purple!!!!!!

Shelly Hickox said...

Gorgeous color! I need to use more of that. Great inspiration!

RubyMay said...

this is gorgeous Ros !

craftimamma said...

Very special. Love the stitched effect Ros. It really works.

Lesley

Mam said...

Beautiful patchwork and lovely color.
nancy

crissi said...

Lovely Arch love the colour

Kimmie said...

Lovely arch!!! Amazing color and image!

Dawne said...

lovely arch xx

Virginia said...

Beautiful arch..Amazing colour..

indybev said...

Simple, and simply lovely!

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