What People Are Saying About Penny

"I like to think of you as a high priced call girl that the unwashed masses can't afford--like Woody Allen's Whore of Mensa. It's not your fault that people offer $10 blowjobs on the street corner. It's not an insult if somebody doesn't buy your art." -Alexandra J Walters

"Once Penny was making her own silk thread, and a midget appeared. Before he could open his ugly mouth, without looking up, she exclaimed, 'Rumpelstiltskin. Now get the fuck out of here.' Fairytale Over."- Beth Featherstone

"Penny can push a needle through a telephone pole without a thimble." -Shane Blaufuss

"When a man asked Penny, 'What’s the meaning of life?' She looked at him for exactly 3 minutes, completely still, until he cried. That man’s name was Steve Jobs."- Beth Featherstone

"A demon from the pits of bitch cunt." -W.C. Hurst

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Self Portrait in Lace

Lace portrait with cast shadow

Lace portrait



11 comments:

  1. penny this is amazing! you do nothing by halves, lady.

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  2. Awesome! I heard on stitching n' junk you were getting into lace making and it grabbed my attention. I'm currently taking classes! Your lace looks like it was needle lace- is that right? I'm learning bobbin lace but would like to learn both!
    - Feminizzle

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  3. Ooohh-hooo! This is, this is, just. completely. Wow. So beautiful.

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  4. Thank you everyone!

    Feminizzle- I tried to take a class at the local lace guild, but I couldn't get anyone there to respond to my emails. :( I'd love to learn bobbin lace. You're right, this was all done "in the air" with a needle and thread.

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  5. I've noticed lace guilds tend to be some older ladies who aren't so techno-savvy. Most people I know here who do tapestry, needlepoint, lace, and embroidery don't even have websites for their work! That's a shame that you can't get ahold of them because I'm sure you would do some pretty amazing things! MORE amazing things, anyway :)
    - Feminizzle

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  6. OUTSTANDING! I want to learn how to make lace so badly---it's such a complicated, beautiful art...

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  7. bravo penny!! so super impressive, especially as a SP. maybe consider sharing more of the "how"?? pretty please?

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  8. Wow, I'm blown away. Really awe-inspiring work!

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  9. Great :)
    I am also studing more about needlelace.
    It is a beautiful technique.
    I don't find it very difficult but it can be really time consuming!

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