Monday, June 21, 2010

Patchwork Pandemonium - A missed opportunity?

A little background on this project.

Tim Holtz (you know who that is, right?) teaches a few different classes when he travels from state to state, and one of those is Patchwork Pandemonium. My mom and I got word that Tim would be returning to Texas in August to teach at a store in Plano, and we were planning on signing up for his patchwork class. I would LOVE to take a class with Tim (who wouldn't?), and I am also in great need of a photo with Mario (that was unable to occur the last time we met) :)

Get this, Tim wrote on his blog that he would be retiring the patchwork class. I was so sad! Of course I'll be able to take another class, but still...that thing was cool!

After looking at photos of a few different versions of the project, I figured out the basic measurements, and realized that is was probably something that I could do myself. I emailed Tim, and he was generous enough to give me permission to recreate the project and post it on my blog! What a nice guy :)

This is what I came up with :)


I used SO many of the techniques that I know, and just about every distressing tool and medium that I own. I am so pleased with how it turned out.

6 comments:

  1. I am so impressed with this project!! The pictures are great, but since I've seen it in person I have to say...it is one of the coolest things you've made!! Every time I look at it I see something new that I didn't see before. AWESOME!...can't wait for you to help me make one!

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  2. You really did a great job on this project! Love all the attention to detail and no one guess you didn't take that class!

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  3. You did an awesome job! The details, textures and colors are amazing, unbelieveable job.

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  4. YOU HAVE SOME MAD SKILLZ! Love it!! I am itching to do one!! When my time frees up I'm going to give it a shot :) Thanks for the awesome inspiration!! You totally rocked it!

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