This is my Gran as a young girl, dressed as a ... well, something. Her kerchief suggests cow girl but her floaty apron and short skirt suggest something German, so I'm going for Heidi. Some of the gals in the class thought she might be a cheerleader, but I don't think that's the case.
The fabrics are pretty much all from KC's stash that she shared with us.
We had to "listen" to our "girl" in the photo and come up with a caption. I wrote: "The world is my oyster -- and I am its pearl." The rhinestone bracelet lining the bottom was Nana's (my Gran's mum), and I think the pearl buckle was from her too.
There are bits of a doily that Nana made in top collage bit. The little rhinestone earring with two dangly pearls was also hers. The burgundy triangle-shaped things (some sort of closure) were in her button box. The rhinestones glued on top I picked up at Gilding the Lily. I think I picked up the
A close up of the laces and doilies. At the top you see a snippet of one of Nana's doily. (This is the one my Mum cut up to put in the sampler she made for me) I ended up having to do some hand-sewing because I couldn't quite direct the sewing machine in the right direction. Below it is a scrap of tatting or crochet that I think was in a giveaway bag at Silver Bella. Or I found it there :) And the bottom doily piece was a find at an antique place in Omaha. I think.
And I just realized I didn't take a close up of the other side, and it's too dark now to take pictures. Oh well, I have to show you what I bought at Urban Barn anyway!