I used newspaper and magazine pages to make the white collar part. I glued pages together then free motion stitched them around the edges. Then topped it off with a paper rose made from dictionary pages. I used different shades of pink (and greens for the leaves) stamp pad and alcohol inks to color the pages before cutting and tearing them into the shapes I needed to make the petals and leaves.
It was a fun project. Thanks to Lisa at A Whimsical Bohemian.
Now about that teacher bag. Here it is. It was made for an elementary school teacher that teaches first grade.