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


Monday, 19 March 2012

using google images

Worried about copyright ?
Please remember that many images on the Internet are not copyright free, to find images that you can use go to' google images' and click on 'Advanced Search' which is on the right hand side of the bar.
Key in what you are looking for and then scroll down to the bottom and click on 'not filtered by license', this is a drop down box, now click on 'free to use, share or modify' now you can choose an image.
If you want to use the images for commercial purposes then click the appropriate box.