Sunday, November 7, 2010
Day 7 - Paper Collage & Card Making
Sunbonnet Sue is an old applique pattern used in quilting. After doing the much simpler paper-collage version of this pattern, I have a great appreciation for the level of work that went into the handmade quilts using this pattern.
This pattern has 8 pieces using 4 different colors/patterns of paper. The lines on the apron and the bluebird's features are hand-drawn with a black pen.
The paper for the apron and bow came from the front of a greeting card that I received that I thought was pretty. I like when I can reuse items and incorporate them into crafting.
I made some more greeting cards - another one with the same pattern as the pink Sunbonnet Sue; and then two others cards with different patterns.
The pattern with the bluebird is my favorite one. Two of the cards I sent to someone on Swap-Bot, and two of the cards I kept.