Looking at this piece laid flat I can see that I am going to snip off the border and try a little beaded edge against the lurex ribbon. I think that will make it less fussy looking as there’s enough organza petals and leaves without a decorative border!
I am still experimenting for this workshop, now trying an organza ‘trellis’ to support the flower heads. I prefer it to the watercolour background as the hydrangeas are delicate, but at the moment I’m not sure about the edging – or exactly how I’m going to apply the flower heads, as the bottoms are clusters … More Hydrangeas
At Creative Stitch, the group I belong to, we are due to have a session on resist methods, using both fabric and paper. I have seen a simple way to replicate a batik look without the hot wax and the special equipment. It involves using Elmer’s glue, which is similar to our PVA. It seems … More Cheat’s Batik