I always build my background first, I call it my canvas. This one was built a little differently. I usually start by sewing together my sky, mid-ground and then foreground. I then start building the landscape from the furthermost most point and come forward. Because I had a group of mountains in the furthermost point in this piece I added them as I built the canvas.
I did a lot of fussy cutting on that grass fabric in the foreground. This is one of the techniques that I think adds authenticity when you use a realistic printed fabric.
That straight line at the bottom of the mountain will be broken up as I continue working on this piece.