Africa in Stitch

Friday 22nd July

Pretty Flamingos

Stitch technique

Create a layered panel using machine and hand embroidery depicting flamingos at a water hole

Textile technique

Plastics and painted Tyvek

Friday 19th August

African ladies

Stitch technique

Create an African figure carrying a hand coiled pot

Textile Technique

Paper beads

Friday 23rd September

African sunset

Stitch technique

Cut back applique with a painted background

Textile Technique


Friday 21st October

African Vessel

Stitch technique

Create a striking vessel using found objects such a cowrie shells

Textile technique

Distressing with lutrador

Friday 18th November

African indigo fabric

Stitch Technique

Tie Dyeing

Textile technique


Sunday, 19 February 2012

painted cellophane

This is a painted piece of cellophane, it looks just like an icy pool in itself.

Sunday, 5 February 2012

Arctic Landscape

We will be producing some embroidery inspired by the frozen north, the Arctic Landscape can look bleak but if you look closely it is full if inspiration to create something truly amazing.
The Photos in the previous post have been purchased from i-stock

Friday, 3 February 2012