Friday, July 2, 2010

Something for a Friend

I have a friend, Judi, that I met years ago. We find that our paths do not cross as much as we like but when they do, I feel, there is a nice connection. She has a very creative soul.

Judi's birthday was this week, so I wanted to make something for her...something that she could use but that had a bit if bohemian creativity to it...hummm.

I came up with a small wallet. I had in my stash of special fabrics, a bit of this tapestry fabric-textured-delicately woven...soft and flexible but with some weight to it.

Next, was the lining. I wanted something modern- new crisp. I had this great cotton that was a direct opposite in design but the colors complimented the outer shell.
In between, I stabilized the fabrics and adding cotton batting to give it a bit more weight for wear.

And now, for those small details that would set it apart...a friendship saying that I printed on hand-dyed haboti silk...and the crowning touch...a pretty vintage button!

Each friend
represents a world
in us,a world
possibly not born
until they arrive,
and it is only by
this meeting that a
new world is born.


  1. What a lucky friend! The wallet is very lovely and the included sentiment is beautiful. Thank you for taking the time to share with the readership.

    Best, Ani

  2. Beautiful Leslie, as Ani said- lucky friend- indeed!


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