Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Welcome Spring

I stamped the initial images onto cardstock and on the stems, traced over it with my "Easy Sew" tool.
Using various shades of green embroidery floss, I covered the stems and then moved onto the actual flower heads. These were made with a combination of stitching and tying, leaving ends loose,

Practical Scrappers has a call out for projects with handmade flowers and another for creative use of stamps. I was trying to use my stamps in a unique way and ended up filling the requirements for both. Though its hard to see, some of the stamping is still there, making background flowers.

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