I have been beavering away all day in my studio frantically producing some printed fabrics to use in my card making to ensure no problems with copyright. I stared longing out of the window at the apple tree and the glorious sunshine when inspiration struck! YES...I could enjoy the sunshine AND pretend to be working at the same time!
I rushed outside with some PVC cloth and wet .....you guessed it....old cotton sheeting!
I made a very watery solution of transparent fabric paint and slapped it onto the fabric.....
Then the fun began. I swung on the branches like a five year old until my fabric was covered in blossom. Perfect! Then all I had to do was wait for the magic to happen......
Ah...the picture has gone but this is the apple tree...doesn't look too bad does it? In fact, I decied that I
So I did, this time with purple....ooops..the picture has slipped!
And here are the fabrics once they had dried and I'd brushed all the bugs and petals off. HOW SATISFYING is that?????
If you fancy a go at this and don't have an apple tree handy, pack up a picnic and cart all your paint and stuff into a meadow where the hawthorne is in full blossom. Set it all up, take out your picnic and chill out while the sun works its magic and the fabric has dried.
Alternatively, just come on round to my place and use my apple tree!!!!!
Mmmmmm...I just love to roll up my fabrics to add to the stash
And this is what I've been up to the past few days. I have made a heap of printed bits and pieces to use. Now I'll have to get printing my apple blossom fabric too!