|The actual photo is straight and her head is not chopped off - hurrah!|
Once I'd finished stitching I started tearing away the paper using scissors and eventually tweezers as it's incredibly fiddly to remove the bits from the more heavily stitched areas.
For the dress I only wanted to remove the upper sheet of paper, leaving the tissue paper in place, which made things a little trickier...
I love this project idea and The Handmade Home is full of similarly inventive mixed media ideas like the china transfers pictured above. And the blackboard plant pots below:
Beautifully decorated glass bottles:
An appliqued throw - I love the colours and flower print used here - so minimal.