Embroidered applique wings can have fine florist, jewellery or sculpture wire sewn underneath to give structure & support.
Insert the end of the wire into the end claw, this can be secured with a little epoxy glue, use a pin to insert it into the claw & let it set.
Secure a stitch next to where the wire comes out & whip stitch wire to back of wing claw.
Whip stitch, picking up small even stitches, continue following claw lines.
Use long nose pliers to bend the wire to...
Welcome to my studio
I make free standing lace flowers, leaves & more
Bees, butterflies & flower appliques embroidered on polyester organza,
cotton voile, silk organza, & other remnant & up-cycled fabrics.
I make 2D & 3D embroidered couture elements available to dressmakers
& creative folk who want something beautiful & unique.