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Pentagon Box

Pentagon Box

The template had wider sides than the top and bottom, which gave it this fabulous "squatty" shape. I used glass pebbles for feet, and joined the sides with a zigzag stitching of metallic threads.


Detail of side

Detail of side

I cut out the lace, painted it gold, and hand-stitched the bead dangle (which was part of a fringe she sent.) I also painted the two stripes of green with a Lumiere paint. Some free-motion embroidery sets it off...


Lid Detail

Lid Detail

She send the hand-dyed butterfly lace... I added some charms, and painted the lace gold.


Inside...

Inside...

Interior detail... lined with white satin