Saturday, April 6, 2013

Fabrics have arrived!

I'm really excited because yesterday the fabric
swatches I ordered from Spoonflower arrived.
My Spoonflower shop is now open!
The swatches are 8"x8" And it is so cool to see your work on fabric. Its a whole different thing than paper or canvas.
Speaking of fabric, I've been working with felt,
which I have put on the blog a few posts ago.
I made some cute pieces right before
Easter to give as gifts. The bunnies are my favorite.
 I drew out the form for the white chocolate bunny but the chocolate bunny's shape I traced off of a box of candy my son received. It wasn't too hard to figure out the base to stand.
I sewed pennies in at the bottom to weigh them down a bit.
I did't have any dry beans.
We had a great time at Easter, as always. 
The younges ones are getting big but they are still 'kid' enough,  young and playful enough to keep it fun. Not to mention that we're all a bunch of 12 year olds deep down. That helps.

Hope everyone has a good weekend!
Take care,
Fran T
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Lynn Fisher said...

How awesome are you!!!!!

Serena Lewis said...

A great creative post filled with wonderful goodies, Fran!! I love those fabrics and your bunnies are SO darned cute!!! I can see myself making some for my granddaughters for Easter next year. Well done to you!

Fran Traina said...

LOL thanks Lynn ! You are so nice! Hope you had a terrific Easter

Fran Traina said...

Thanks Serena!! The bunnies would make cute gifts and if the kids are real little you can embroider the flowers instead of using sequins ( like I did on the brown one).

Lorinda @ Everyday Endeavours said...

Your fabrics look amazing!! How exciting to see your work featured that way! I have been loving your felt creations--those bunnies are adorable!! xx

Lynn Richards said...

Fran, your fabric is lovely! Your artwork is perfect for it. My girls will get Easter baskets until they tell me no more...

Pat said...

I love love love that red heart and the white chocolate bunny is fantastic!!!

Gabby Malpas said...

Don't Spoonflower do a great job? Look at that lovely watery goodness detail on the tulip print!

Well done Frances!

Fran Traina said...

thank you Lorinda!The felt work is fun to do. I'm new at it so its a bit slow going but meditative!

Fran Traina said...

Aw thank you Lynn! Same for my son:)

Fran Traina said...

Thank you Pat!

Fran Traina said...

Hi Gabby, Yes I was really impressed with the fabric and how detail the images came out. I didn't scan them at a superhigh resolution, maybe 300 dpi and they came out wonderful in my opinion! I'm going to look for your shop:)

Cameron said...

How exciting! Your work looks great as fabric! I hope we get to see what gets made with it :)

My daughter was so excited with Easter she asked why we couldn't dye eggs for every holiday....haha!
Glad yours was so lovely!