Thursday, March 06, 2008

Toile developments

I'm still working on my "subversive toile" keyboard cover and lately finished a couple of additions:
It was a lot of fun making the octopus, particularly the little suction cups on his tentacles. I love how un-fazed all the people around the octopus look, as though there is no reason to interrupt their business to acknowledge the presence of a large cephalopod in their midst.

The other completed detail is just a small fire in the ruined castle, but no one is in danger of burning:

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

How about making one of those cute "tampon holders" with this toile stuff on it?

I think a blank shrinky dink button would be neat.

Constance said...

Are you acquainted with the Scottish design firm, Timorous Beasties? The Glasgow firm has some very subversive toile.
http://www.timorousbeasties.com/

Kate said...

Oh wow--Constance, I had never h eard of Timorous Beasties, but that Toile is amazing! I love the junkie shooting up in the Glasgow Toile. Thanks for the tip!

cardiogirl said...

I love this! I like the Octopus but I have to say the fire in the windows is brilliant. If only I knew how to embroider...