1. Tools: - 20 lb. picture hanging wire
- straight pins
- wire clipper
- beading foot
- free motion foot
Note: A pattern is not necessary. Instead, merely started pinning the wire to the felt in wavy lines that are meant to suggest the undulant lines of many leaf shapes.
|Starting to Pin Felt to Fabric|
4. Stitch wire to felt using beading foot.
|Close-up of wire stitched onto felt.|
|How one completed leaf side and center stem evolved|
Setacolor fabric paints (or even acrylic paints, if desired) around the edges and into areas of green paint.
Always remember, never fear to experiment.
Sometimes wonderful things happen.
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