Monday, 9 February 2015

12 Tags of 2015 - February

12 Tags of 2015 - February | 

A click on the photo above (copied from Tim Holtz blog)
should take you to the post describing how he made it.
He said
"the month of february is all about about the things we love, so what better theme for the tag than my simple love of making things. check out this easy way to layer your favorite ephemera to create this patchwork inspired collage – have fun…t!m"

 I decided to make my tag based on my love of
vintage sewing stuff.

 My ephemera includes pieces from old 
dressmaking patterns, a button card and
an embroidery skein label.

  I didn't have the 'glue n seal' so instead
used Liquitex Matte Medium and Paper Mod Podge.

Instead of a felt heart and metal heart and arrow,
I used an old leather tag and a metal scissors charm. 
Instead of metal corners at the bottom, I used
some staples from my Tiny Attacher to
look like stitches.

 I don't think my black lines edging each piece of
ephemera work very well even though I did use a
Distress Marker.  This may have been due to not
using the 'Glue n Seal' product?

I still like the finished tag anyway :)

Thank you for looking.



Deborah said...

Really like how you've used ephemera rather than bought TH stuff.

Meggymay said...

Fabulous tag, love how you used your own vintage sewing details.
Yvonne xx

Ira Huberts said...

Can I say that I love your tag better than Tim's? LOL! The details simply all add up, so beautiful! Hugs, Ira xox
Ira’s Crea Corner

Jackie said...

A fabulous tag, Sherry. I love the vintage style and the sewing theme, and those gorgeous little scissors!
P.S. I think the black lines just add to the vintage style. Jx

Алексровер Анна said...

Sherry, really wonderful tag with a sewing theme

Алексровер Анна said...

And i forgot to say, that I feel " soul" in your work, it is so important!

WendyK said...

Love your take on Tim's tag, you know me and sewing themes.

JansArtyJunk said...

A brilliant take on Tims tag... Love the sewing theme.. And all the little bits & pieces you have incorporated in your gorgeous tag! X x