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Textiles techniques

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City and Guilds final piece mounted

Finally finished my City and Guilds Level 2 and was fortunate enough to get a distinction with my final project being my large coral reef picture. It turned out to be more purple than I imagined with more of the mount showing than I wanted but I like purple so no harm done. There are many techniques used including heating lots of chiffon, Tyvek, Lutradur and 3D medium with a heat gun as well as hand stitching and beading. I have extended this work into different colours mounted on a canvas.

CAROLYN SAXBY MIXED MEDIA TEXTILE ART: Cornwall colours and textures

We are almost done with February and I'm so glad to see the back of it. Apart from one or two days it's been nothing but rain, hailstones, storms and news of Coronavirus spreading quickly round our beautiful Earth home! And as I sit writing this now the rain is streaming down the window panes ... I'm cosy indoors by the window looking through raindrops and I've had a lovely time going through photos, coming across work I had forgotten about. At the moment, most of my art materials, fabrics…

Random Pinterest Pins!

by Heidi Emmett Some days I need to re-pin my musings that I have found on Pinterest. SOME DAYS!? I do it everyday, ha, ha. But, as I have said in the past, 1/2 hour is my limit. Enjoy some of my &…

Dappled light on the grasses by the canal- finished.

I finished it yesterday- close up of 'grasses by the canal' 11cm x 31cm. Paint and dye on calico. Hand stitched. 3 layers of fabric. Whole thing- but long and thin so difficult for photos. I tried to capture the bright light of summer and dappled shadows - something to work on ( next time, next time) I am pleased with it but always there is knowledge that it could be better and that is the drive that keeps me working! Hot summer days here- no rain for the garden. Meals eaten outside on the…

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Textile artist Aby mackies work seamlessly fuses contemporary textile technique with traditional fine art materials to create unique desirable works of art. Available at : https://www.abymackie.com/ Singulart https://www.singulart.com/en/artist/aby-mackie-31163?ref=ts SaatchiArt https://www.saatchiart.com/abymackie
Discover inspiring textile artists and listen to their stories around their lives in fabric & thread. Inspirations, techniques, disasters and delights, all in a light-hearted and entertaining chat with podcaster and embroidery enthusiast, Susan Weeks. Simply click and enjoy over 100 Stitchery Stories. Totally easy. Totally enjoyable.
With only one seam to sew these flying geese patchwork units are quick and easy to make. This is a fun, simple flying geese technique with  NO TRIANGLES involved.   You just need to  cut rectangles and squares, then sew together with simple chain piecing and there you are.  You also get the great 3D effect that can then be twiddled and fiddled as only #JennieRayment knows how.   Happy sewing!  #3D #patchwork #quilting #scrap #sewing #quiltingtutorial #quilters
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