Monday, August 28, 2017

Stained Glass Butterflies

After our annual meeting on the 19th of August, the Two Old Broads from Bethulie, Charlotte and Aletta, showed us a quick and easy way to achieve a stained glass effect without having to stitch bias binding strips.

I opted for a butterfly made from Jinny Beyer fabrics.


Then I started working on a background using Langalapu Fabrics which I cut into 1.5" squares after ironing applique paper to the back.  These squares was then ironed onto a piece of silver/grey taffeta with 1/4" space in between.  Another technique demonstrated to us by Charlotte and Aletta.

I used two color ways which I wanted to combine but my husband advised me against it and as both pieces was already cut up, I now have two backgrounds to play with and 2 new projects in the making!








2 comments:

  1. Dit lyk nou interessant. Word die skoenlapper op die ou end op die agtergrond gesit? Ek volg die proses, want ek dink dit gaan pragtig lyk.

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    1. Ek mis altyd die kommentare, skuus! Ja, die skoenlapper gaan op die agtergrond gesit word. Ek dink aan 'n waterlelie ook - 'n hele collage.

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