These were made a few years ago in an embroidery workshop on jewellery made from recycled materials. Basically cardboard shapes covered with patterned paper, painted tissue, marbled silk fabric then layered, with fabric/chiffon, folded tissue, metallic threads, and wire trapped between them. Beads, rolled paper beads acrylic gems, and findings were used to
embellish
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stamping and embossing are next on the cards Gillian Allen
Some ideas for decorated pins
Simple shapes cut from cardboard covered with decorated papers and embellished with handmade beads. Experimentation possibilities are endless.