|Now I could have used a laser level, if I wanted the rows to be in a perfect straight line, but I felt it would be way more interesting and fun to start them on a slant, to create movement in the piece.
|You can see 5 rows of the gradual slant, and then I can make it go another direction.
|I peel the house back to make room for the blue squares. I could have fused all of the squares onto the background first, then added the house, but I think it is a waste of good fabric to do it that way.
|I am liking the direction this is going. The background has texture, color, contrast and interest! These are all Batiks, by the way!
|I am ironing this portion of the house into place, including the cup and saucer.
|Here is a clearer view of the fabrics and their movement
|The backgrounds of blue and green. Next I will be adding the vines, flowers and another bird on the top!