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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Bird post cards - part two




On Monday I showed you a few of the little vintage trading cards I bought that feature birds.  I settled on using a card of the chickadee, one of my favorite birds.  Well, honestly, they are all my favorites depending upon who's hanging out at the feeder at any given time.  Still, I decided to start with the chickadee and see if I could get a decent drawing to use as a pattern.


I think he turned out looking a bit more like a sparrow than a chickadee, but hopefully my simplification and fabric choices will help!   


I used a black Pitt pen to outline the major pieces on the drawing, and then I picked out fabrics:


Part one
Part two
Part three
Part four


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