Category Archives: extraTexture

Silver Tree

I have been working on an art piece for our extraTexture Exhibition in August. I have manipulated photos in Photoshop and printed sections on cotton, silk and organza. The pieces were backed and then stitched together and some free machine embroidery … Continue reading

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today a dragon was born. He will take flight at Balmain on 15th August.

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Liberate, renovate, celebrate 1

This one started as a stained white cotton hand towel. It was dyed in a eucalyptus bath and had various Liberty prints collaged on to it. It was sliced into strips from top to bottom, and other strips of dyed … Continue reading

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Liberate Renovate Celebrate 3

I began looking at ‘domestic cloths’ – embroidered tray covers, table runners and special hand towels – when I was clearing out my mothers’ house. They were made to celebrate a ‘best’ event. They are a tribute to ‘femininity’ – … Continue reading

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Lace made on water soluble sheet

Over the last few weeks I have been working on a piece for our upcoming exhibition. I have been creating some lace on soluble sheet.  This product goes by various names, including Romeo, Wash Away, Solvy, Aquabond, Solusheet , Vilene … Continue reading

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Fabric Journals Update

I am still working on pages for my fabric journals and am up to sewing some pages into my covers.  Here is a sneak peak at a few.   I am not hurrying the process of designing and making the … Continue reading

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Hand dyed Muslin

Every time I have a dyeing day, I include muslin, otherwise known as scrim, in each dye pot.  The muslin I use is very open weave and is not the same as the muslin in  baby wraps. It is usually … Continue reading

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