How to make a Fabric Origami Lotus Flower Pincushion
Pin away, but please don't pin all the images from this post, thank you :-) A couple of years or so ago I went to a Chinese lantern festival at our local Botanic Garden and learned how to make origami lotus flowers. I wondered if I could make a fabric one and so I had a go. My first attempt was a failure - I tried pressing the folds, but it fell open again! My second attempt resulted in this: and these: I don't feel in any way qualified to offer a tutorial as such but I had a lot of fun…
Being Cosy 2
If this looks familiar it's because it is a reworking of an ATC card I made for one of the Very Berry Handmade swaps. It was a commission and is bigger at 4.5 x 6 inches. I used one of my favourite Liberty pieces (bought from Ali) for the wallpaper - I suppose you can't just hoard them forever!