But I also want to know what they would like as sometimes, even though we may have been friends for years, I'm not really sure what their preference is. And we've all been bought presents that someone else has admired, haven't we?
So, I was shown a chaise longue on a phone from here, although the one in question is in red. So I was thinking (as I do) about using the tree theme but adding cherry blossoms.
First, to make the blossoms. Tried lots of techniques, first with stuff I already had. I hoped my sizzix would go through the fabric The leather was too heavy for the effect I was after, anyway.
- single layer
- two layers of organza, fused together with Mistyfuse
- one layer polyester, one organza, just placed together and cut out
- as above, but layers Mistyfused first
- single layer of polyester
I am pleased with it; it has come out as I had in my head, which is very satisfying. I enjoyed the design process, too.