Dagmar Binder Workshop
TEXTURE/PRINTS: Fabric Manipulation: Beautifully felted texture samples; textiles surface creation. The art of felting by Dagmar Binder brings us a delightful sense of dark beauty
A piece of red foil wrapping paper which has been ironed between two pieces of baking paper. It crumples up to make fascinating patterns and can be stitched or painted over. You can also do this with crisp packets.
Pam Hovel is a Bendigo based textile artist. She developed an interest in felt making in 2004 and has won awards for her work in various textile exhibitions including the Australian Sheep and Wool show. Following her creative instincts, she began her search for sustainable art practices. After exploring different techniques and fibres she developed a beautiful, soft felt fabric using super-fine Merino wool. Consistent with being inspired by nature, only eco-friendly and sustainable dyeing…
Wow, Wednesday came around again so quickly! I thought I'd stay with things that melt and show what happens when you iron cellophane paper. This is the heavy type of cellophane used by florists to wrap flowers. Place between two sheets of baking paper and iron, experiment with heat settings and length of time (usually only a matter of seconds) Although it doesn't give off the fumes like tyvek I'd still advise a well ventilated room. After the bubbles have formed on the paper you can brush…