Choppy Creeping Phlox Surface Pattern Design | Annie C Designs

Choppy Creeping Phlox

It’s a new Spoonflower Design Challenge! This week’s theme is Paper-Cut Florals. My entry is called Choppy Creeping Phlox:

Choppy Creeping Phlox Surface Pattern Design | Annie C Designs

We have a couple of beds of creeping phlox in our front yard and I just love them! They make a lovely blanket of flowers. In the fall, leaves get caught in the remaining greens of the plants and they are kind of a pain, but for a few weeks in the spring, it is beautiful.

My phlox are not as soft as the real life flowers. I made them very basic and very angular. I created my design with construction paper (and made a petty big mess when all of those little triangles I cut out of the petals ended up on the floor).

While I think there is a certain charm to construction paper, I didn’t think it would translate particularly well to fabric in this instance. I wanted the black to be very black. I traced my construction paper design from a photo in Illustrator using the pen tool.

Visit Spoonflower to see all of the paper-cut floral designs and vote for your favorites!

Until next time,
Annie

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