Friday, 8 March 2019

Work produced by the class this week.....

8th March 2019

These are pieces of work produced by the group this week, most are 'work in progress'....

...work by Karen Turton on the theme of trees and bark....












...loved this, twin needle pattern stitch on organza.


Work by Lesley Houghton....

...sample test piece for colour and stitch based on an enlarged cell....


....wip on final piece on velvet and devore, coloured with fabric paints and machine embroidered...




....velvet and Silko double dyed after application of Devore Paste, the lower sample has been printed over using a wooden block.


 Work by Ann...

....hand dyed butterfly from a template using Devore Paste on calico, machine embroidered...


....stencil on Silko and double dyed....




...tea dyed velvet, Devore and machine stitching.


Work by Caroline...

...stump work bug...


....more bugs and butterflies painted on silk organza...


...tea dyed velvet stitched on wadding to give bark effect...




....stitched silk threads.


Work by Sandy Hathaway....

....this is a frieze/scroll of underwater sea scape using many techniques including printing, machine/hand embroidery, very effective....



....this piece is for a book and has 3 layers, top is hand embroidered shadow work on organza over printed fish on angelina fibre, great effect.


Work by Lindsey...

....spider web hand stitched on organza as a sample of shadow work...


....Linsey created a stencil based on a spider web and used Devore Paste on velvet then painted, lovely effect...


...wip bugs, butterflies on hand dyed fabrics, machine/hand embroidered.


Karen's work...

....worked on Pansy theme, hand made stencil on black velvet using Devore Paste...


painted with acrylics on silk organza...



...stitched silk threads...





Work by Claire Sturrock...

Silko, stencil, Devore Paste, painted backed with wadding and hand stitched...


...this photo does not do the work justice, it shimmers with metallic stitched threads and delicate shades of silk threads, just beautiful....


...a sample of shadow work...


Daphne's picture, stunning! Velvet devore background using a stencil, hand painted butterflies and leaves and machine stitching, still a work in progress.


Lesley Hyde...
....eco dyed background with hand dyed fabric butterflies, machine stitching....


...shadow work butterflies, W.I.P.



Amazing to see all these ideas and techniques used in different ways, now I must carry on with mine!!








1 comment:

  1. What a variety of techniques and final results. I have had devote paste in my stash for years but have yet to be brave enough to use it ... Maybe I will now I've seen these results.

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