I finished off my letter making, and this time the ‘Q’ gave me a lot of trouble. I was initially using a rounded thistle head as shown in the image below, but it would not scan well because it wasn’t flat. I tried cutting it in half to make it thinner to fit in the scanner, but that only broke it into  unusable pieces. I ended up using a couple of pieces of ivy for the round shape of the ‘Q’  instead.

Initial mock-up with thistle ‘Q’:


Final scans:



My current progress on cutting out the letters (and some punctuation) is below: