Embroidered patched mounted over embroidery stitched directly through a vinyl record sleeve.
12x12x2 inches, framed in acrylic.
I remember my father having this album in his record collection along with Woodstock, Frank Sinatra, Elvis and The Beach Boys. After meeting with other collectors, they shared that their Fathers all had this album too. I don’t know if it was Herb Alpert’s trumpet or the woman covered only in whipped cream that caused 6 million dads to buy this album in 1965. Either way, once you listen to it you will be reminded of the 60’s. The songs from this album were featured on game shows like the dating game and the bachelorette. Herb Alpert is an amazing artist as much as the is a musician so it was with much respect that I decided to have some fun with this album cover. I recreated the whipped cream with multiple layers of yarn that was stitched directly through the album. The groovy title and song listings were created as a patch and collaged onto the album.
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ABOUT THE WORK
Designed and crafted with a modern eye and luxurious up-cycled materials. These reimagined pieces have their own unique style.
An exquisite blend of hand-digitized embroidery, collage and assemblage goes into each and every piece.
Pieces are framed in clear acrylic ready for display and presented in luxurious packaging.