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New Daisies.

These are some new little daisy brooches that I`ve been working on this week.

Tiny scraps of vintage cottons have been layered on to felt to create the petals. I seem to be working this way more and more, layering and blending fabrics the way I do with papers. I like the way that the paper side of my work has naturally started influencing the fabric side. I love the collagey, fragmented feel that it gives to these flowers.

The daisies are finished off with a vintage shell button at the centre. They are deliberately asymmetrical to give a cute, quirky look.

I`ve become a bit addicted to making these flowers over the last couple of days, it means I can dig out my collection of cotton scraps and have a good play, mixing and blending colours and patterns, something I really enjoy doing!

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