Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Passementerie....




Passementerie is the French word for trims, braids & tassels etc......
These are some tassels I made in a "Passementerie" class (here is Tasmania) way back in the 90's. They have been lovingly packed away for the last couple of years, but now have finally been given a new home. They work in very well with my French furniture and luckily my choice of colours hasn't dated too much. I enjoyed these classes, they were run by a local needle work shop and my friend and I would have a wonderful day away to make what ever tassels was on offer. We would arrive home very excited with what had taken us the whole day to make......we were always very proud of what we had accomplished...lol!
I thought you might have liked seeing the type of crafts I used to make until the 'miniature bug' bit me again!!

16 comments:

Bambi said...

Wow! The tassels have not 'dated' at all Linda! the colours are exquisite 'gelati' shades which suit your furniture. There will always be a place for ribbon roses too! Terryx

Liberty Biberty said...

WOW!!! They are fantastique!
LOVE them, how clever to have made them yourself!
Mercedes

Catherine said...

Linda,

Beautiful work! I love them and the colors you chose.
Wouldn't it be fun to have a blogland 'Show & Tell' your crafts before the miniature bug bit.

Monique said...

Waow, They are beautiful !

Irene said...

It would be nice getting them out of storage after all that time - just like having them new, all over again. Lovely work.

Margaret said...

They are very beautiful Linda and Abby and Taylor, my great nieces, love them too! Just wondering where you did the class, my sister-in-law's sister-in-law used to run a craft shop in Hobart. So nice!

Paris Miniatures said...

They are scrumptuously beautiful!!!I love them with a special crush on the top one, very "heavy"!!!Congratulations....what about making them...smaller...like 12th scale?;-)

Ascension said...

Son preciosos, me encantan los colores!!!
Ahora ha intentarlos en mini.
besitos ascension

Norma said...

They're absolutely beautiful Linda, how wonderful that they are no longer packed away, but being enjoyed in your new home :)

Pilar said...

They are lovely and so cute... The colors are really beautiful. Congratulations! Pilar

Tallulah Belle said...

These are just beautiful Linda. I adore the top ones with the roses.

Looks like they are a lot of work.

So glad you can finally display them...far to pretty to be packed away.

Emma Burgess said...

Goodness, you are very clever! Emma xx

Lia e Alma said...

Sei molto raffinata anche in scale 1:1
abbracci

dale said...

They are gorgeous! I can't believe you made them. Well, I should, but still! :) Fabulous!

Catherine said...

How wonderful to have you house featured on Chateau de Lille. I am sure she speaks for many of us when she says... It can never be mine. ;-( lol

Mary Ann said...

your blog is adorable! have a great sunday! verbena cottage