drawing challenge 151: FOLDS

the theme 'folds' of this weeks drawing challenge is chosen by CAROLE

thinking of tucking the children when they were small
the folding of the blanket around them
thinking of how Beloved folded his arms around our newborns
or thinking of folding paper into a crane for luck....

but finally i picked up a piece of fabric
and cut, folded, pinned and stitched that into a dress with a fold on my back
i might wear it next thursday when i go to ballet 
together with Ritva!!  ;^))

for the links to the other participants, please visit the blog of CAROLE

plooien ....
denkend aan het instoppen van de kinderen toen ze klein waren
het vouwen van de deken om hen heen
denkend aan hoe Liefste zijn armen vouwde om onze pasgeborenen
of denkend aan het vouwen van papier in een kraanvogel voor geluk ....

maar ik uiteindelijk pakte een stuk stof
en knipte, vouwde, speldde en stikte dat in een jurk met een vouw op mijn rug
misschien draag ik het aanstaande donderdag als ik naar ballet ga
samen met Ritva !! ; ^))

15 opmerkingen:

  1. dear Patrice, my heart melts when I read your words... imagine home... a nest for family.
    Ritva will visit you? or you wanna visit her? or where is the Opera? Your dress looks fantastic, a real eyecatcher!
    Best and love
    xoxx Ariane

  2. Love the pictures of the fabric - before and after!

  3. oh my, this challenge inspired the birth of a dress!
    that detail is wonderful, it is lovely.

  4. VERY cute dress, Patrice! Love the fabric both before the cutting and folding and sewn into the dress.
    Thanks for inspiring me again. xo Carole

  5. Nicely done. I'm loving the fabric you chose.

  6. All this wonderful memories but the icing on the cake is for sure your fab dress, like the pattern. And have fun With Ritva
    Xo barbara bee

  7. That's lovely Patrice. I'm so impressed. I can hardly sew a straight seam. Hope you have a wonderful time at the ballet. x

  8. ha ha ha... oh, patrice. same here, i feel what's going on for you... you are meeting up with ritva, and gong to the ballet? what, will you be traveling, or is ritva coming down to holland? whichever, you'll have a ball, and ofcourse you'll be wearing the fold!
    am getting on in that shower for you!! n♥

  9. thank you, especially for this memory: folding an blanket around a little one. I miss this time.

  10. Nice pattern. Your last photo made me smile. To be photographed or not.. that's the ...:) - eric

  11. ooh very striking shift Patrice- but am missing the fold in the back- I was hoping we'd get a glimpse of that little highlight modeled ;)
    did you have a pattern to follow making this- I keep wanting to try my hand at making a dress- but feel intimidated....

  12. really beautiful! Thanks for sharing!

  13. Ah, that is such a nice dress Patrice! I need a basic dress pattern - I have the dream of a uniform, all the same, just different colours...

  14. Oh wat mooi! Ik hou wel van zo'n simpele rechte jurkjes.

  15. wow, I admire you for this!
    And thank you Patrice for your comment to my rara avis, in fact I had so much fun with black and white.
    Your dress is awesome! And I love how you are standing there!
    x Stefanie