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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Material Tag !

Hello! It's Sue C here and today I'm sharing a tag that has been created on fabric.

I started by cutting a jumbo tag from mount board and then covered it with fabric that has a tiny pattern on it. I've used Heat 'n' Bond to attach the fabric which you just use an iron to melt it which in turn sticks to the fabric.

I trimmed the fabric to the size of th tag and frayed the edges a little.

Then I used the Wendy Vecchi 2 Fancy Flowers stencil using Chalk Fresco Finish paint.

I then gave the whole tag a wash of watered down Chartreuse Fresco Finish. You can just about see the pattern of the fabric now. It was now that I realised that the stencil brush I used wasn't what you might call clean ! So the stencilled flowers have a slightly blue tinge !

I then used the Mini Retroburtst stencil with Seaweed Fresco Finish paint.

I wanted to add a splash of colour so I used the Mini Paradise stencil with Tango Fresco Finish, decided I didn't like it so I then used the Mini Onion Skin stencil using a mix of Green Olives and Seaweed Fresco Finish paint. Much better !

I then used the Wendy Vecchi Vintage Mesh and Dots and Dashes background stamps and stamped them using Fern Green but without using an acrylic block. I also stencilled across the bottom of the tag using the Wendy Vecchi Dots and Stripes stencil.

I stamped the 2 flourishes from the Wendy Vecchi Daisy Art set in Fern Green Archival ink. I then stamped the daisy from the same set directly on to the tag in black Archival ink. I stamped the flower again onto white card and cut out the flower head and leaves and painted them.

I used the border stamp from The Beauty of Art set and the little bird is from the Licence Plate Art set.

I stamped the text from the Art of Comforts set with black Archival ink, it hasn't shown up as well as I'd hoped sos I may change this. To finish I added a metal embellishment over the hole in the top of the tag.

I hope you've enjoyed today's project !


Helen said...

Wow, that's gorgeous!!

Viki Banaszak said...

That is so pretty! I love all the layers.

toni said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE ! this fabulous tag ! Wonderful layering, great way to use fabric too xx

Redanne said...

So beautiful Sue, the Wendy flower stands out so well on your fabulous layered background! Anne x

Shilpa Nagaonkar said...

Glorious!!.. TFS tutorial

Maryanne said...

Beautiful! I love all the layered stencils and stamps, Sue. It made such a rich background!

Julia Aston said...

What wonderful layers of stencils and stampings Sue! The cloth really adds texture as well as the pretty paints you used! Wendy's flower really stands out on this lovely background!

Sue Lelli said...

Sue you are back with a bang! LOVE the layers and layers of stencils and the fabric on your tag! I just bought that exact iron so now I have another use for it besides wax! The flower just POPS against that BG!

Ruth said...

Beautiful Sue, love all the layers, fabulous! x

Micki said...

Awesome idea to use foamboard and to use heat n bond (I have lots of that laying around) The tag turned out beautifully, love the texture from the fabric. Gorgeous.

butterfly said...

So gorgeous seeing the layers build up on the fabric - beautiful colours!
Alison x