Friday, January 18, 2008
Beginnings of February's Card
I was playing around with other ideas last night (until nearly 1:00 a.m.), because I'm having trouble with what should be simple Icicle dolls. One of the Icicles that I started making for a swap I like so much that I can't bear to give her away. So I had to make another one. My second problem is how to make the very flexible yarn that is supposed to "stand up" on the doll's head stand up without flopping over. I have an idea to try sewing the yarn to some tulle.
So, in the meantime, I went through some of the fabric scraps I recently inherited and came up with this. I'm going to use this image on my February greeting cards. When I first saw this huge piece of fabric with very large, bold foliage and bright flowers, I honestly couldn't see a use for it.
When I started cutting out the flowers and rearranging the leaves, it became something totally different. I will save the flowers for another future project.
February will require a second greeting card for Valentine's Day and I will look forward to making that as well.