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Feb 15

Leaf Mosaic Tiles

I saw a picture in a book of a tile mosaic that looked like a carpet made of leaves.  These are difficult in the same way that quilting is difficult–they take precision and a great deal of time.  To make the leaf vein pattern, I used a mulberry leaf.  The shapes are about an inch to an inch and a half long, and I cut them from a hand-rolled slab using a small set of cookie cutters.

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