Thursday, April 29, 2010
Purse is DONE!!!!
I had a little bit of insomnia this morning...or maybe it was just that I wanted to finish this so bad. But it is completed. I can't wait to take this to the artist reception on Sunday afternoon at the Ohio Craft Museum. This started out as a vintage wool 1940 era clutch purse. I measured it and drew out a paper towel template so I could get the right size for the wool overlay. Then I beaded it to the max. These are some of my favorite color schemes and look at how they really enhanced this piece of jade. I bought the jade Scottie many years ago from my friends Keith & Bill who owned Scotty's Gifts and Accessories at the time. It is genuine Vietnamese jade custom cut into the shape of a Scottie. At the time, I bought 6 of them. I know I have the other 5 somewhere, but I can't find them in my disorganized studio. The sequins were bought two years ago when Cynthia & I went to NYC for her birthday. I'm pretty happy with how this purse turned out.