I started the frame of leaves and flowers that will surround the central photographic image.
You know I can't stay away from flowers for long!
All of the leaves were machine appliqued with a clear thread in a narrow zigzag.
The flowers were made with the millinery tools that I wrote about here. I did add more glue to the glue/water ratio that I pre-soaked my petal fabric in, which helped the petals keep their shapes much better than my last batch of fabrics. And there is no fraying whatsoever.
Now for some fun viney embroidery....