What Are The Sew Sistas Sewing?
The spring retreat of Sew Sistas has come and gone. As usual, it was a glorious time of sewing, showing, meeting and eating! After breakfast the mornings are filled with “bring and brag” also known…
Highland Croft Lampshade
Please note, this item will be made to order. A lampshade is a beautiful way to display my original textile designs. I made this lampshade using appliqué, free-motion embroidery and hand-dyed fabrics and wools. It produces a lovely glow when illuminated. A while ago, a customer asked me to create this design using a sweet photograph of her Scottish croft; it worked so well I decided to make the
Blue chicken - framed freestyle machine embroidery
Freestyle machine embroidery is done with a sewing machine but the ‘feed dogs’ (or teeth that move the fabric through the machine) are lowered so the fabric can be moved freely in any direction. This allows the machine to be used to ‘sketch’ the stitches on the fabric. Picture comes framed in black frame measuring w:15.5cm H:20.5cm D:3.5cm. Picture size is w:9cm and H:14cm.
Unframed textile picture of hare | Etsy
This textile collage was made by me in my studio in a converted manse in rural Northumberland, UK. I treasure the old and worn, recycle and refashion creating I hope contemporary work with a nod to the past. The base for this is an old bit of damask tablecloth which I have dyed and printed subtly on to to create an interesting old looking background. On to this I have drawn a hare using a back stitch , by hand! At the base of the picture there are a few extra pieces of fabric appliquéd on…
Applique and sewing cards
I'm back making cards again, although not of the stamping variety as all my crafting supplies, except my 45 year old sewing machine and a f...
Doggy Christmas Decoration
Every dog owner needs a doggy decoration for their Christmas tree! This doggy wears a glitter crown and holds either holly or a star in its mouth with a label saying ' Happy Christmas' to add festive cheer. Measuring approximately 13cm with a fine cord to hang. This listing is for one dog, I listed three for ease. Please state which doggy you would like by quoting: 'silver', 'white' or 'green' when ordering. For decorative purposes only. Designed, handmade, sewn and hand finished by me in…
Karen Pleass - Textile Artist on Instagram: “And now for something completely different...... Not my usual subjects! This is a birthday card for my sister which includes some of her…”
1,019 Likes, 88 Comments - Karen Pleass - Textile Artist (@karen_pleass_textile_artist) on Instagram: “And now for something completely different...... Not my usual subjects! This is a birthday card for…”