Sunday, August 29, 2010

More on the Mermaid

Finally cleared the decks, mentally as much as anything, and started the Mermaid.

Once I had the pattern pieces cut out, I traced the reverse of each one onto Steam-a-Seam fusible, the lightest fusible I could find.

Then I fused each one to the predetermined color. There are six fabrics and 16 background water pieces. Frank helped me decide which colors to use where so there's enough variation without too much contrast; and to have the blues move from light to somewhat darker to communicate depth.

Here is the top half fused, with one seam covered with the fusible mini bias tape. I was curious how it was going to look. Not too bad! More tomorrow.

1 comment:

Fabricfaire said...

Oooh, this is lookin' good!! Keep going!!!