I chose a polka dot background since it's a little on the whimsical side and that's the direction I'm going with this:
Cut out the fusible pieces and placed on the outline. The fusible material I use allows you to reposition the pieces before ironing which is just great.
Finally the pieces in place - I'm pretty pleased except that she looks a little angry, which is not what the photo looks like. Some of the details were drawn and I have some more work to do but I'm pretty pleased with this first effort.