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Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Mother Nature - for Breast Cancer Fundraiser



I was asked to alter a wire dress form for a fund-raiser for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and I happily took the challenge ...... this is a disease that has touched many of our lives in someway and is such a worthy cause ...... there will be a silent auction at Stamp Salado and the winners will be notifyed on Sept. 28, 2008 .... there will be refreshments from 3pm - 6pm .... if you wish to bid on my dress form or any of the other artist that are participating please contact Sandra Shaw by clicking on the link which will take you to her website and you can get all of the detail ... I believe she might be willing to take call in bids with credit card numbers if you are unable to attend ...... The dress is made from handmade paper, ribbon, fibers and embossed velvet ribbon then trimmed with ribbon flowers, bird nest with eggs, and a lovely little bird, miniature tags, a handmade ch√Ętelaine complete with a little book of Mother Nature and a bustle that has been attached with a swatch of raw silk ... thanks for your support ...... Linda

12 comments:

Karen Ouellette said...

Beautiful Linda, what talent!!!

Anonymous said...

Your "mother nature" entry is stunning! It took my breath away.

:)

robin

Susan said...

Linda,
Your dress form is gorgeous! I haven't started mine yet, but have been doing alot of "planning."
Susan

justthesmallstuff said...

I love your theme. This is breathtaking!

Virginia said...

This is marvelous, Linda!

Linda Manning Findley said...
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Anonymous said...

Love the dress you made - I hope you raise a big bucket-load of $ for this worthy cause.

Take care,

Cindy :)

Anonymous said...

Your Mother Earth dress is absolutely beautiful. I love it and I love
the "theme" you chose and captured. You have such talent and I admire
all of your work. I might be bidding!
Julie

Anonymous said...

Linda this is again beautiful work !
Big hug from Rini

Autumn said...

Love this, Linda! It is so wonderfully feminine, yet natural. Amazing work, doll!
xx,
Autumn

Mary Lynn in Texas said...

Amazingly beautiful!

Musing of a Patched Heart said...

Can you say STUNNING!!!! Ssoooo beautiful. love the colors and femminine quality of this soft and romantic dress form. Great work Linda and for a wonderful cause. Love seeing artists come together for the good of others! You are a wonderful gal for sharing your talent and contributing in this way! Always a pleasure, Heather