Sarah Waldo and Christine Chitnis recently surprised us with this craft project that is just perfect for the beginning of Spring. We first met Sarah when we were looking for new designers to feature in a small photo shoot last year. Sarah Waldo Designs are all organic, use plant based dyes and sustainable production methods and also manage to be super stylish. Christine has a lovely blog called Lavender and Limes.
Trace half of a large wing and small wing onto scrap paper and pin onto
the fold of your chosen fabric. Cut seven large wings and seven small
3. Cover a surface with wax/ parchment paper
and lay out all of the wings. Using your paintbrush, saturate each
wing with fabric stiffener. Hang the wings and allow them to dry.
4. While the wings are drying, attach the embroidery hoops together using thread. This will give you the tiered mobile base.
When the wings have dried, attach one small and one large wing to the
clothespins with a drop of hot glue. 6.Then tie a piece of thread to
each dragonfly and hang them on your hoops at varying heights.
7. Stand back and admire your beautiful springy work!