Saturday, 6 June 2015
Something Different Saturday...
As promised yesterday another use for extending your classic weaving die. I had promised Sue that I would make a basket with this die as its the first thing I saw when I cut the die. This is the result of quite a lot of experimenting!
I simply extended the pattern twice in coconut white to make a long strip. Next I cut 2 sets of the classic weaving die, in lilac, and cut it into strips and simply wove the piece. To finish the edge I used the Cygnus gemini die cutting the outside edge then adding the detail to emboss.
I made the handle with a longer strip of the weaving and added some flowers I made in the lilac card using the cornflower die. I coloured the edges of the flowers using dusty concord distress ink and added different sized dazzlers from the purple selection which has 3 sizes and a mix of colours and, like nature, allows different coloured centres for the flowers.
Creative Expressions Craft dies by Sue Wilson
Classic Weaving die
Gemini Cygnus die
lilac & coconut white foundation card
Mixed purples dazzlers
dusty concord distress ink pad
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