Why Didn’t I Know this Gathering Trick?
Okay, this is so awesome I just can’t even believe it’s true. I didn’t figure this out on my own so I’m not even going to attempt a tutorial on it. Some brilliant lady expl…
A4 Print of Textile Art depicting a harbour scene.
This is an A4 print of one of my textile pieces depicting a harbour scene with cottages and boats. It has been printed on an excellent quality paper. The actual dimensions are 10ins x 8 ins ( 28cm x 20.5cm) The print comes in a cello wrap and will be posted in a board backed envelope.
A Textile for Aldeburgh
I know I've told you before that one of my all time favourite places is Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. A mosaic of Aldeburgh loveliness! A few weeks ago I wanted to something textiley and I decided to try and reflect Aldeburgh. Not an actual representation, more of a memory of the light, the textures, the movement and the colours. I kept to a very limited colour palette, but used a variety of different fabrics and threads. I did some free motion embroidery, some hand embroidery, half hid…
About - Beautiful/Decay
Lorenzo Nanni uses silk and embroidery to create incredibly detailed sculptures of underwater creatures and various forms of botany. Lorenzo also creates prosthetic jewelry that also takes on the natural and organic forms of his sculptures.
Look at the textile art our group members have created, and where our next exhibitions will be. Learn about the tutors that come to us for workshops and what they teach us.
the persistent thread - water - textile art
I love to make photo mosaics - in this one I am looking at textures and colours in a piece of work I stitched with a watery sea theme to make the fabrics look "watery" I used plastics and chiffons that reflect light, distressed the chiffons so they look like air bubbles and used different coloured layers for different depths of water. The frayed edges show water movement. I added seed stitches and fly stitches to resemble coral Carolyn Saxby - Mixed Media Textile Art
Lizzy's Learning Blog
This has been my favourite assignment so far and I'm pleased that I've finished it much quicker than the previous two. I think this is partly because I found it to be written in a more straightforward way and partly because I enjoyed the freedom of working experimentally. I liked just trying out techniques with no particular images in mind, then looking at the results to see what ideas it generated. I've found I've related the results to existing drawings and it's inspired ways to revive…
grey sea town
brrr brrr brrr it's has been bitter cold here the last few days ... around 5°C but with a wind chill factor it's felt freezing and we've had blustery rain ... hailstones ... the lot! so with the weather turning so cold again it seems the right moment to share some things from earlier in the year when it was wintery and cold enough to snow ... but didn't harbour lights January started off lovely I met up with my dear blog friend Julie, and her husband, who came down to St. Ives for a week at…
How to Make a Bubble Skirt
How to Make a Bubble Skirt: This seasons fashion must have is a floral skirt. I love the look of a bubble skirt and when I found a vintage floral sheet at a thrift store I knew it's destiny. I watched and read every bubble skirt tutorial I could find. After several trial and e…