by basketkase ( edited 18 May 2017 ) 17 May 2017

There is a really cool story behind this jacket......I am working with a 20 something woman who works at a nursing of her patients is a 95 year old woman who is an artist.........this is one of her paintings.... this young lady asked me to turn her artwork into thread and put it on a denim jacket for both of them, so this is the first one and am now doing the other one which is exactly the same......I am amazed by the talent of people young and old!! I decided to put a close up of it, too.....I have also included a pic of her original artwork....the young lady who had me do this had me slightly change a few of the colors to show up better on the denim....


by Sewmum1 22 May 2017

This looks great. I imagine they both loved what you did

by lidiad 21 May 2017

Great job, Vicki!
Hugs, Lidia

by lbrow 20 May 2017

Awesome Vicki! Another "Grandma Moses(bet no one remembers her) has been discovered./Lillian

by dragonflyer 18 May 2017

Beautiful job, Vicki...

by pennyhal2 18 May 2017

You did a marvelous job bringing her art off the canvas and onto the back of a jacket! So many little details that I'm astonished at how the jacket so faithfully exhibits the artwork. I admire your willingness to help others out, and to make someone else happy!

by sewmadau 18 May 2017

It just goes to show that age is no barrier. A wonderful piece of art and what a great job you have really done it justice

by airyfairy 18 May 2017

What an amazing piece of art. Vicki, you are just one of the kindest people I know. An absolute ⭐️

by katydid 18 May 2017

This lady must have been in the Art Deco area of art. Georgia O'Keeffe and the like. Wonderful job. You are amazing!

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lbrow by lbrow 20 May 2017

I remember that era well Kay

by kustomkuddle 18 May 2017

Awesome. Very thoughtful of the young woman as well.

by noah 18 May 2017

Oh Vicki they will love it hugs

by graceandham 17 May 2017

Vicki, this is wonderful. I wonder if the lady would give you the right to sell this beautiful embroidery design for her and you could send her some "pin money" for her needs. Whaddayathink?

by vickiannette 17 May 2017

what a beautiful thing for the young lady to think of doing. Great work by you, the possibilities are endless! Our artwork by local Aborigine people would look fabulous.

by sewdeb 17 May 2017

Great work, by everyone involved. Thanks for sharing the back story - what a wonderful 20-something woman to be such a part of the 95 year old's life. Hugs*

by pennifold 17 May 2017

I see people helping people here by holding out their hands. A community in action. Great digitising Vicki and kudos to the 95 year old artist. Love Chris

by ksgram1 17 May 2017

I am amazed at your talent, dear one! Awesome!

by sonjapotgieter 17 May 2017

It is so Beautiful....Can see the Sport figures and some one Awesome workcarrying a Load of Baggage on their back???