|The Hothouse at Kew Gardens|
I dug through my piles of fabric scraps for green fabric. Turns out I don't have much green fabric. I assembled six pieces of greenish fabric (including one scrap of green chiffon scarf).
The third picture is me free-machining trailing leaves. Woo-yes! This was my first time. During the process I wore sunglasses as shields for my eyes because I was afraid of the needle snapping off and embedding itself in my eye. Actually I ended up taking them off because it was evening, dark and frankly the glasses were making it difficult to see.
And then I broke the needle.
But it stuck in the fabric and not my eye! Huzah!
For some reason the free-machining Gods then decided to revoke my free-machining prowess. So I had to do my bigger leaves with the foot on. The bigger leaves I then cut through to reveal the fabric underneath.
This is when I broke the second needle.
I wanted to give the whole thing the impression of being through glass.
This is the final result:
It's eeeeever so slightly wonky. Oops. It feels nice and weighty though.