For this piece, the teabags were stitched down with lines of quilting. I then screen printed the teasel images onto the quilt. There was further stitching to highlight some of the outlines of the images and to give depth.
The reason I like using teabags is that the patterns made by the tea are random but there is a unity in the colours - sometimes very pale, often dark and all in a beautiful palette.
The various stages of preparing a teabag hanging: