March 29 2009 Sunday at 08:14 AM

Upcycled Embroidery Wall Art

Upcycled Embroidery Wall Art
Made with:
  • My Own Project
  • My Own Design

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Made by: Jess Pillmore, Austinville, VA

About My Project:

The entire piece is 100% upcycled! The thread is reclaimed yarn from the seams of sweaters (I use the sweaters for other A Second Chance pieces at www.WeAllDeserveOne.com). The "canvas" was recovered from an old pair of pants. It's stretched across a wood frame I created from a former staircase. The back is covered with reclaimed cardboard (packaging) - perfect for an inscription. I did a fun, freestyle sketch on the canvas, found an inspiring quote for my mom and then stitched

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