Nellie"s Needles

Saturday, December 02, 2006

"Rock'n Roll" Shoes

I live with the "World's Greatest Elvis Fan". So of course I had to make a rock'n roll shoe featuring the King.
My husband tried to talk me out of the one I made for "Imelda's Dream" quilt. He was disappointed that I wouldn't let him have it until he opened his birthday present of this large one made especially for him.

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Go to "Elvis Is Coming" to see Lee's Elvismobile and read about an exhibit of "some" of his collection in our local museum that celebrated Elvis's 70th birthday. That was the second museum exhibition featuring Lee's collection. The first was the Historical Museum in Holland, Michigan when it ran a series of exhibitions featuring folk art. Lee makes or embellishes a lot of Elvis stuff. It all has his "tongue in cheek" sense of humor. I'm not a big Elvis fan, but I love my husband's "zaniness" about the whole thing. He calls me his Elvis enabler

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Anonymous said...

You Rock! Love the shoe and all of the other Elvis Artifacts you have created for your husband and the shrine room!

Shirley Goodwin said...

Oh these shoes are lovely, Nellie!

Su Bee said...

My gosh -- I just stumbled onto your site and spent the past 45 minutes goggle-eyed - you're amazing. The shoes are a real delight (that I want to do now!) and all of your quilts are inspired. WTG!

Maddie Can Fly said...

I think this is my favorite of the shoes -- so bright, so whimsical, just makes you smile!

Tonya R said...

Love that Elvis shoe. You keep enabling - that is sooo much fun.