Only a few hours in the studio today – and this is the area I was concentrating on. I was really pleased with this bit when I was doing the design and making the paper layers – it has gold oil stick drawn onto a printed page – which has then been overlaid with the… Continue reading A few hours hand stitching
Another good day in the studio – what bliss I have had four complete days in there. The fact that it has rained non-stop has meant that my gardening commitments have not been vying for my time. Today’s challenge; I now have so many layers of fabric, tissue, papers, organza, plus I have added a… Continue reading Free Machine Embroidery completed – I think!
Good day in the studio today – I had all the layers of tissue and paper in place yesterday. Today I placed the whole lot on water soluble fabric and started the free machine embroidery. The water soluble fabric is so that I can machine off the edges – which will give me a more… Continue reading Starting the free machine embroidery
Below is the rough design for the layout of the elements I wanted in include in the piece – the list written in black is me “thinking out loud” on the nearest flat surface – not part of the design. The next step is to colour tissue papers, tissutex and other papers – to layer… Continue reading Diary of a Piece – Planning the design cont
I was pleased with techniques I used in my last piece of work, and want to develop them in my next. So I have decided to do a piece and submit it into an open art exhibition – submissions due on the 16th July – 2 weeks today – no pressure there then (lol). It… Continue reading Diary of a Piece – Planning the design
Thought it was time I had a web presence with a blog – so here is the first post, together with a detail of my latest work “A little piece of Heaven” Machine and hand embroidery on layers of tissue paper, which have been painted.