These leaves are painted, quilted to felt and cut out along the outer quilting line. I then burned the felt backing just past the quilting lines. I used the same process, but much larger, on leaves for a full size quilt.
I was lucky enough to find this shadow box frame. I covered the back with a grey green linen, wired the twigs to each other, added the leaves and a small dragonfly and, viola, a new way for me to present quilted textiles. I am very satisfied with the results…from the studio