Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Minions everywhere!

This is bit more modern present I made last February. It was Valentine's day present for my boyfriend. Again I got the idea bit too late, and I was doing this like mad. But I did manage to finish it on time. So, I tell , with details, about the two parts of the gift. I am glad I did this, as it seemed to be perfect gift for him.


Size: bit bigger than normal credit card
Image: From internet

Materials:cotton aida, 26x26 count
cotton DMC/Anchor: pink, yellow, blue
glow-in-dark white cotton yarn
brown rayon silk
black filament silk

techniques used:
background: german brick stitch and blackwork
Minion: kind of German brick stitch/counted stitch mix

Lining: (visiple on the 1st pic) Teal uneven silk (can not remember witch brand)
tie-cord: indigo silk yarn and lucet weave  
handsewn with black filament silk


Base: one sheet from DMCW Steampunk card set
Image: Frim internet, added some hearts and another cupcake
materials: blue, red, black and brown tempera, white acrylic paint, malaysian 18K leafgold (with gilding glue), shiny miniature acrylic varnish mixed with mysterious copper dry pigment

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