For my last project I have made an altered book journal using some of Jo's stencils as masks and some of her gorgeous chipboard dress forms and dresses.
To begin I covered an old book with gesso, then glued white sewing pattern paper over the top.
Using the cutouts from the stencil as masks I then painted the whole thing black.
I then covered the dress form and the other chipboard dresses with scrapbooking paper.
I used the dress form on the cover and the other dresses inside the album. I also added a pair of chipboard scissors and other sewing related embellishments to the cover.
I covered the inside of the album with brown sewing pattern paper and used the envelopes the patterns came in to make page dividers. I glued a chipboard dress to each divider.
I used a tape measure as a bookmark and created other pages using pattern papers and pieces.with tags, pullouts and flaps for journalling.
I made a charm using a pice of tape measure, a bobbin, a thimble, hooks and eyes, buttons, a scissors charm and a small cotton reel which I added to the spine using a covered button to anchor it all,
I hope everyone has enjoyed the journey with all of us on the Design Team. I will miss the fabulous ladies who have been on this journey with me they have been supportive and inspiring and I wish them all the best for the future. I would like to thank Jo for her generosity and her faith in me when I headed in a different direction with some of my projects. While this is the last project I will be making as a Design Team member it will not be the last project I make using the fabulous products from Imagine If. I look forward to the challenges Jo will be hosting and I would like to say thank you to everyone who commented on my projects your positivity and praise makes it all worth while. I am also looking forward to SENZ this year as I will be taking two classes and the projects are going to be amazing.