Blogged back in October 2013 : http://danaspageofstuff.blogspot.com.au/2013/10/another-bag.html
Ages back I bought a bag of random scraps, and in amongst the pieces was this panel. It looks like it was going to be a cot bumper or something like that? Anyway, I thought it was missing something, so after looking through the book that came with the machine, I found a hot air balloon that might work.
After doing a sample, I went ahead with the real thing! Turned out a little tight, but worked out ok...
I remember, at the time, buying some (what I thought was) matching fabric, but, looking with fresh eyes it was not close enough to be passable. So it needed to be contrast instead.
I also added some sequins to the trees to liven them up a bit. I had thought about beads, but they were too intrusive, and we're catching on everything, so sequins were the next best thing.
This is what I ended up with in the end: