Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Funkie Junkie Focus – "Mixed Media Madness" Halloween Style!

Hello Funkie Junkie fans! Our theme this time is "Mixed Media Madness" and I gave my project a Halloween twist with childhood memories.

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There is a photo of little four year old me dressed up as a witch! My mom would always sew the best costumes for my brother and I so I wanted to pay homage to those memories (and my Mom's crafty skills!)

Step 1 – I started by decoupaging pieces of old sewing pattern tissue onto a blank canvas.

Step 2 – I added some Distress Black Opaque Texture Paste through the new Spellbound Layering Stencil. When it was dry, I spritzed it with Distress Mica Spray.

Because I had decoupaged the pattern pieces onto the canvas, it was basically "sealed". The Mica Stains work best on porous surfaces so I had to spray it all with a coat of workable fixative to keep the stain from rubbing off. The fixative worked great!

Step 3 – I scanned the front of a vintage sewing pattern package from my collection. After printing it out, I assembled bits of Tim Holtz Halloween fabric and stitched them together

Step 4 – More layers! I added some more Texure Paste and Mica Spray over the pattern layer.

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Supplies used:  

Tim Holtz Die Set - Big Frights
Tim Holtz Die Set - Edison
Tim Holtz Layering Stencil - Spellbound

Distress Mica Spray - Bubbling Cauldron, Flickering Candle, Jack-o-lantern
Distress Texture Paste - Black Opaque
Distress Woodgrain Cardstock - Black

Tim Holtz Halloween fabric
Tonic Deckle Torn Edge Trimmer
Tim Holtz Idea-ology Halloween 2022 Label Stickers
workable fixative

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