vera LAMSA - HARDY's Profile

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I have been sewing for about 45 years, self taught when I started making my own Barbie clothes. Later took I took different sewing, and art classes. It was my mom that taught me the basic of embroidiery with preprinted bibs and pot holders. I really loved the needle arts and soon it began a life of its own with me.I use pearl cotton thread now,and all my pillow cases are new.All the fabric I use for my Rune and charm bags is also new unless I note otherwise. However the beads, trims and embellishments call me from many different sorces. I have tore apart entire dresses for the trim I need. You may find bits of old lace or hankies on any of my pieces. I try to use trim in tune with the piece I am making, bride lace for love charms,beads from old braclets for a more natural earth bag.I love to work on silk, cotton, and linen and try to use pure fibers when ever possible. I start my work with a simple outline and then fill it in with…

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  • Female
  • Born on May 31
  • Joined March 6, 2011

Favorite materials

silk, cotton, lace, freshwater pearls, glass beads

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About

I have been sewing for about 45 years, self taught when I started making my own Barbie clothes. Later took I took different sewing, and art classes. It was my mom that taught me the basic of embroidiery with preprinted bibs and pot holders. I really loved the needle arts and soon it began a life of its own with me.I use pearl cotton thread now,and all my pillow cases are new.All the fabric I use for my Rune and charm bags is also new unless I note otherwise. However the beads, trims and embellishments call me from many different sorces. I have tore apart entire dresses for the trim I need. You may find bits of old lace or hankies on any of my pieces. I try to use trim in tune with the piece I am making, bride lace for love charms,beads from old braclets for a more natural earth bag.I love to work on silk, cotton, and linen and try to use pure fibers when ever possible. I start my work with a simple outline and then fill it in with baby roses, freshwater pearl lilys, beaded forget me nots, and elabrate filagree. I put a lot of love and time into my pieces, and I do it for the love of the art.

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