I made this chunky fabric page for a swap. I started by piecing together brightly colored cotton fabric in “quilting style”. I added some heart shaped buttons and a piece of black satin ribbon to make the butterfly. I added letter beads to spell “FLY HIGH” and some detail stitching to finish.
I used felt to pad the middle and backed the page with cotton fabric. I added a flowered ribbon to dress up the back. I added a small stitched piece of 14 ct. Aida fabric to add my info to the page.
I completed the page by using embroidery floss to do a dense blanket stitch around the edge and adding coordinating fibers.
I love the bright and happy colors used on this page!
I started with re-purposed cardboard from cereal boxes, which I cut to 4″ x 4′. I lightly sanded the printed side to help the glue adhere better. I then glued printed scrapbook papers over the cardboard.
I doodled the Mandalas with a Sharpie marker and an Indian ink pen. I added a little bit of sparkle with a Gelly Roll pen and some glitter glue.
I added the string art by punching holes with an awl along the border, and then stitching craft thread through the holes.
For the finished pages I added small Mandala charms. I made them with 1″ circles punched from cardboard covered with printed scrapbook papers and doodled with mini Mandalas. I sandwiched satin ribbon between the layers and looped it through punched holes in the page.