Suzan Engler - Blog - Making Leaves -Learned from Barb Forrister - fused several layers of fabric together with Misty Fuse. Stitch around the leaves and added detail with varigated threads. Then before cutting out the leaves, paint around the edges of each leaf with Stewart Gill metallic paints. The paint adds an additional design detail and keeps the edges of the fabric from fraying. Be sure and apply the paint on the front and back sides of the leaves.