Wednesday, 23 October 2013

Tree Tag....

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.

Thanks for looking!



Michelle said...

Helen, this is gorgeous! I love stamping with textiles. It looks so rich. And you colored it beautifully. I would imagine that that wasn't an easy thing to do being that it was stamped on fabric. Bravo! It's beautiful!

Deborah said...

Truly fabulous!

Jean Hardy said...

This has got to be one of my all time favourite projects of yours Helen - just love it! Jean x