This hop is a circle; if you have just started simply continue until you make your way back here; if you have already started, you should be coming from Nikki DeWitt.

This was an extremely difficult hop topic for me but I just can’t pass up a good scrapbooking challenge!  Here’s what I did with my fabric:

Fabric Flower by Wendy KesslerSupplies used are all Close to My Heart unless otherwise noted: Sarita Textiles, Ivy Lane Paper Packet, Liquid Glass, Basic Grey Magnetic Mat,

First, I had to find some fabric.  I knew it was in my stash somewhere but it’s not something I use regularly (hence, Use Your Stash!).  I found some that was leftover from the Necklace Kit (retired, but part of the Sarita Textiles).  I wanted to use it with some of the newer paper so I went to my current scraps where I chose a scrap of Ivy Lane.  Any liquid adhesive that dries clear will work for this project (my favorite is Liquid Glass).  I “drew” the outline of my flower directly onto my paper with the Liquid Glass.  I cut 1 1/4″ strips of fabric, folded in half hotdog style, and twisted.  I adhered this twisted fabric onto the line of glue and used my magnetic mat to hold in place as I worked.
Because I was lazy, rather than cutting off the excess fabric that I had left, I just squished it together and used it for the center of my flower (didn’t turn out too shabby! LOL!)
My plans for this were a card but now that it’s finished, I am thinking a scrapbook page element.  I’m going to just leave it until I decide.  It can either be a card front or added to a page.

Now hop on over to Shirley Ross!

List of participants:

  1. Judy Faye Garner
  2. Nikki DeWitt
  3. Wendy Kessler
  4. Shirley Ross
  5. Joy McHargue
  6. Terry Morrow
Categories: Blog Hops


Shirley Ross · 02/21/2014 at 10:20 am

Cute flower! I love the rolled petals, you did good!!

Tina C. · 02/21/2014 at 10:56 am

Super cute 🙂

Joy · 02/21/2014 at 11:07 am

Cool, Wendy. Fabric really is more friendly than I think it is sometimes.

TERRY MORROW · 02/21/2014 at 12:29 pm

i like how you twisted the fabric to make a differant kind of flower. It looks really easy and will not bulk up a scrap page to much. nicely done!

Judy Faye Garner · 02/21/2014 at 7:48 pm

Cute idea and I would not say you are lazy.

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