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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Flowers galore - Part 4

This is the last flower post for now. To wrap up the flower frenzy (see posts: Part1, Part2, Part3)


I was experimenting a bit and have to say, that surprisingly some interesting stuff came to live.
The following flowers which I made into brooches are made out of fabric scraps which I mod podged with fabric mode podge and assembled with some scrap-booking brads. Underneath I added a circle layer of felt to which I attached a brooch pin. Using the same technique, I also made a hair pin. Mod podging the fabric prevents the fabric from fraying and it gives it almost a plastic look. The pin on the second picture right, is made from suede and a plastic bottle thingy from my recycled and not so recycled experiments.



The following hair pin was inspired by a design from a book FabricJewelry by Teresa Searle. I think that it would make for a nice brooch as well.




Another experiment with quiling of ribbon and combining it with felt. I find the combination of textures and forms interesting.



I love working with felt. I find the 100 % wool felt to be most pliable and durable. It is also naturally water and dirt repellent. Here an owl and pear hair pins. Making this pin inspired me to make some other shapes into hair pins, brooches and necklaces. I will show you those in the next weeks to come.




Last, but not least some experiments with crochet flowers. The top right one is a crochet border onto a piece of felt. I like the combination of textures in this one. I did not make anything out of those yet, but I had fun making them and will probably apply them to some sweaters, scarves and hats.


Lets see what my next obsession will be. Oh, wait a moment - Felt and wood necklaces and t-shirt refashions. Check back in soon to check them out.


1 comment:

Thank you so much for all of your inspiring comments.

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