Hollyhock Album Cover
Project designer: Janet Brandt
Soft-cover album for 4x6" photos
8x14" piece blue felted wool (cover)
Felted wool scraps: pink and green (appliqués)
Finished cover: 6-3/4x5"
Cut FabricsClick on "Download This Project" for the full-size patterns. Trace patterns on freezer paper's dull side the number of times indicated below; cut out. With dry iron, press freezer-paper shapes onto right side of wool scraps. Cut along freezer paper edges; peel off paper.
From green wool, cut:
2 -- 1/4x6-1/2" strips
5 of Pattern A
From pink wool, cut:
15 of Pattern B
Assembly1. Fold each pink wool B bud in uneven quarters and machine-stitch corner to secure the fold.
2. Referring to Appliqué Placement Diagram, arrange prepared buds and green wool A leaves on blue wool rectangle; baste in place. Center green wool 1/4x6-1/2" stem strips over ends of buds and leaves; machine-stitch in place with a decorative stitch.
3. Lay appliquéd wool rectangle wrong side up. Fold short ends in 2" to make flaps. Machine-stitch along long raw edges with 1/2" seam allowance. Turn flaps right side out and press, making a 1/2" hem at top and bottom, to make cover.
4. Slide photo album into cover.