Tuesday, 4 September 2012


Oh, I so enjoyed visiting all your fantastic funfairs last week...
So can't wait to see your Circus tags!!
 As soon as I saw that the theme was Circus
the Big Top immediately sprung to mind.
I knew I had some red and white striped fabric in my little scraps box.
So another stitchery tag it had to be!....
I hand-stitched a little tent from the fabric..
added some fabric printed pics of  a Clown (LandofEnchantment) and tickets ...
red star bead...
Vintage buttons, crochet and lacy trim...
all edged with pom pom trim
finished off with seam binding and a stripy bead.
These little tag themes are really pushing me out of my comfort zone (In a good way!! ;)
I was just thinking...that these little pieces wouldn't exist with out the fun and interesting themes that Carolyn challenges us with each week :)
Thanks for Peeking!
Jan x


  1. Beautiful Jan, love the little striped tent and the use of the pom pom trim! Fabulous tag. x

  2. Cool! That's a really cute little tent, Jan, and the bead was the perfect finishing touch. Blessings!

  3. Oh Jan, love your circus tent, what a great idea, your circus tag is so beautiful and creative done.

  4. Essa é maravilhosa! Que belo estilo!!!

  5. What a great idea! Love the pom pom fringe! And you are right about the fun themes and what they are producing!!

  6. Beautiful work, Jan, love the colours and trim! Valerie

  7. Love how you've used the trim, and the way you've got the 'curtains' just invites you in!

  8. I agree with you Jan! The themes definitely inspire. Your tag is beautiful. The pompom trim is perfect.

  9. This is just lovely Jan! Very cute :0)

  10. Lovely tag, your clown peeking out really draws you in.

  11. Jan, your tag is so beautiful! I love the idea of using fabric and it just really is cool!

  12. Just love your stripey fabric BIG TOP tag, love the pom-pom trim, the button tickets and the stripey bead, Jane xx

  13. Wonderful red and white Big Top! I find clowns quite threatening but yours looks nice and friendly! Carolyn x

  14. Having stitched my tag this week too, much admiration for your work and interpretation! Great tag - love the effect of the pom pom trim!

  15. Love your tag Jan..Brilliant big top fabric circus ..great design love the detail.. Hugs May x x x


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