from Rebekah's workroom

a blog about creativity, design, and wool appliqué

Found-Things Appliqué

Each fall when I pull out my warm jackets, I usually find a collection of found objects in my pockets. These consist of a combination of small, smooth stones, acorns, beach glass, seeds pods, and other odds and ends. I am always looking for material for inspiration either for a project or just to get me thinking about design possibilities. Fall is my favorite time of the year, and it has some of the best opportunities for finding natural objects. Recently I went on an expedition to find things for a simple wool appliqué project. The leaves were just starting to turn, and there were a variety of seeds on the ground. I looked for small sized objects in a variety of colors. I sometimes pick up


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