Tuesday, 16 September 2008

Decorating boxes



Actually I'm designing some pieces to decorate different shape of boxes, which Inga Madsen will make and teach in a new book. I asked her to make this book together, because I thought of the lovely little tatted pieces everybody has made, but perhaps has no practical use for them. Making these fabric covered boxes is such a funny thing to do and decorate them with a lovely tatting is superb. Naturally those boxes can also be decorated with embroidery or other techniques. I designed this piece for the oval box.

7 comments:

Lace-lovin' Librarian - Diane said...

What a wonderful idea! That's a book I would really enjoy!

Linda S Davies said...

Beautiful work as always, Iris!

TattingChic said...

The tatting on the box is lovely. I am in LOVE with this bookmark pattern. It is absolutely exquisite, really!

Gina said...

I love this bookmark and I think finding ways to use the bits and pieces of tatting that we all end up with is an excellent idea.

:-) Gina

Shay said...

Iris, what beatiful work and what a beautiful pattern!

Barbara Gordon said...

I am truly in love with the bookmark and the color of the thread used is very victorian looking to me. I wonder if that pattern is anywhere or if maybe it's going to be? I would like to know the color of that thread if possible.

tattrldy said...

I really like the tatting on the blue box! Loveyly visiual