I'm demoing this Saturday at the Craft Barn along with lots of other lovely people. The theme is making gifts for Christmas and I'm stamping up an apron. I've already started planning it out as these are big and there's a lot to cover - here's a sneak peak:
I'm going for JOFY stamps this time - there'll be lots of paint, stamping, stencilling etc. and at the end of the day someone's going to win it ! (Better not get any stray blobs then!!!)
This was one of those projects that I absolutely love making - lots of twiddly bits!
The tree itself is taken from a Crafty Individuals stamp - a panel of trees - and stamped onto fabric and coloured with paint.
The whole tag is then built up from there. That bobbly wool's been lurking in my wool drawer for ages just waiting for the right moment - colourwise it was right - stitching it on was a little more tricky! The yellow strips of painted calico have been stamped with the Harlequin Swirl Background and then pleated to add a bit of dimension.
I then dug around in the ribbon drawer and added several layers, including some more bobbly wool in neutral this time. The words have been taken from various plates, stamped straight onto painted fabric and then stitched/stuck on:
For the top I die cut one of the pediment thingies (been dying to use one of those!), painted it and stuck it on:
Add pins and buttons and wool and charms and Hey Presto, there's your tag.