• Thu, Apr 23 2009

Thursday Thirteen-13 Embellishments

Embellishing quilts, fabric art and mixed media has become very popular.  The artist might use simply a few items or can almost cover the piece in a technique called encrusted embellishing.

Image: sxc.hu

Image: sxc.hu

What types of embellishments are there?

  1. Beads
  2. Buttons
  3. Charms
  4. Scrapbook stickers
  5. Handmade fabric buttons
  6. Pieces of wood
  7. Decorated CDs
  8. Foil
  9. Artificial flowers
  10. Keys
  11. Advertising buttons on pins
  12. Postage stamps
  13. Rubber stamping

Do you have any other interesting embellishments that you use? How do you use them?  What are your favorites?

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