ThreadsInTime

by Pallas - Vintage Fabric and Mixed Media Collage

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ThreadsInTime

by Pallas - Vintage Fabric and Mixed Media Collage

18 Sales On Etsy since 2007

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Pallas

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Announcement   Welcome to Threads in Time. I offer one of a kind vintage fabric mixed-media collage. I use old photographs, vintage fabric, buttons, lace and other vintage finds to create one of a kind mixed media fabric collages that tell stories - Threads in Time.

My artwork has been published in Sew Somerset magazine,. You can read more about my artwork on my website:
www.threadsintime.com
and my blog:
www.threadsintimebypallas.blogspot.com

My love of fabric is why I like to sew. Vintage fabrics, lace, buttons and sewing notions are my favorite embellishments. Their textural and decorative qualities are appealing to me because they tell bygone stories. I also enjoy old photographs and images, and like to incorporate them into each collage. Getting photographs out of books, boxes and frames to display them in a more meaningful and beautiful way is very satisfying.

Announcement

Welcome to Threads in Time. I offer one of a kind vintage fabric mixed-media collage. I use old photographs, vintage fabric, buttons, lace and other vintage finds to create one of a kind mixed media fabric collages that tell stories - Threads in Time.

My artwork has been published in Sew Somerset magazine,. You can read more about my artwork on my website:
www.threadsintime.com
and my blog:
www.threadsintimebypallas.blogspot.com

My love of fabric is why I like to sew. Vintage fabrics, lace, buttons and sewing notions are my favorite embellishments. Their textural and decorative qualities are appealing to me because they tell bygone stories. I also enjoy old photographs and images, and like to incorporate them into each collage. Getting photographs out of books, boxes and frames to display them in a more meaningful and beautiful way is very satisfying.

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I like to sew mixed media art using old fabrics, photographs and ephemeral to create one of a kind art.

My love of fabric, photographs and old ephemera is why I like to sew mixed media art. Getting the photographs out of the books, boxes and frames to display them in a more meaningful and beautiful way is satisfying. Vintage fabrics, lace, buttons, photographs and old sewing notions are my favorite medium because their textural and decorative qualities are appealing to me, and they tell bygone stories.

I often will start with a photograph and then select fabrics and notions that compliment the it. Computer technology has made it possible to print photographs directly onto fabric that I can then incorporate into each collage if I don't want to use the original photograph. When the subject is a known person, I like to add personal items that provide sentimental meaning to the viewer. When the subject is unknown, I like to imagine who they were and come up with stories about them by the fabric and notions choices that I make. I like to use both machine and hand stitching, and add embellishments to suit each collage.

I chose to name my creations Threads In Time by Pallas, not only to reflect the physical threads of the old textiles, but also to reflect the threads in time each piece travels in an imaginary journey. I added my name, Pallas, to personalize each piece that I create.

I live in Kentucky during the Summer and Fall and the rest of the year in California.

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  • Pallas

    Owner, Creator

Shop policies

Last updated on January 26, 2018
All of my artwork is original and one of a kind. I use antique and vintage textiles, ephemera and notions. Many of the antique elements will occasionally have stains, tatters or tears, but all textiles have been laundered before I use them to ensure freshness for you.

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I don't accept returns, exchanges, or cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
I don't offer refunds or exchanges. My collage artwork is made using vintage items that are 'imperfect' and I consider those imperfections to be part of their beauty. I do my best to describe my artwork and show it in pictures.
Payment
I accept payment through PayPal, credit cards and Etsy gift cards. Payment is due upon purchase.
Shipping
Shipping is by United States Post Office.
I do NOT offer combined shipping for Custom Orders, but DO offer combined shipping for other orders.
Additional policies and FAQs
Custom orders are offered in one of my listings. If the Custom listing isn't available it is because I am currently working on a custom order, and I will relist the Custom Order in a timely manner.

This is a Non-Smoking household, and I wash all fabric and lace to ensure freshness for you.

In case you are allergic to cats - I have kitty who isn't allowed in my fabric, but she is often in the room with me while I am working - you know, to supervise.