Saturday, February 15, 2014

Is it Spring yet?

How early do you start decorating for Easter and Spring?  Are we ready yet?  Personally, I'm looking forward to sunshine, warmer spring weather, and blooming flowers!  Since I was in a spring like mood, my latest project is an Easter banner/garland.
Lately I'm fascinated with antique book covers...I've made several banners from them for Christmas, but these lighter more pastel colors seemed more suited to Easter.
First I found book covers similar in size and color.
Then I sewed laces and crochet pieces together and gathered them to fit the books. 
Added glittered letters... project is complete without a little jewelry!!

Pretty butterflies for Spring happiness!

And Voila!
A pretty pastel Easter Garland!
I've also done a bit of embroidery work while recuperating from a minor's what I've been working on...

Not sure what I'll do with these pieces yet...maybe put them on a purse or tote bag...

Hugs, Catherine
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