Further experiments for backgrounds and edges

I was feeling a bit daunted and uninspired so I did some reading, in particular Maggie Grey’s books and did a bit more experimenting.¬† It’s amazing what you can do with nappy liners!

My first idea with the silk rods was to roll them up as an edging¬† and then stitch but it didn’t look right so I cut the ends in to triangles as shown below.

I think that distressing newspaper has great potential, it creates lovely texture.

 

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