This blog became a notebook of my needlework certificate in embroidery with Sian Martin's distant stitch
Now I will set pictures of the works with which I am engaged.
Saturday, 10 November 2012
Module VI chapter 6
For the cutwork samples I had to machine stitch areas of severalfabric layers. Patches of fabrics will be cut back and or melted back to reveal the surface below. Some developed designs in chapter 2 are considered as starting point for the exercises in this chapter
Left you can see the starting pointfor the cutwork. The lowest layer is dyed linen embroidered with granitestitch in the shapes. Next came a layer of embroidered organza. Here, I saved the areain the shapes of the first layer. I carefully melted the organza with a heat gun.
The lowest layer is a machine embroidered work sample from the previous chapter. This I covered with dyed cotton and cut shapes into and burned the edges partially. Then I sewed a painted plastic sheet on top in which I also melted holes. The work sample looks very special and the final result wasn’t predictable ... A surprise result. However, for a background it seemed me too uneasy.
1.Layer dyed cheesecloth; 2. dyedand stitched silk;3. scrapsof a orange net melted on polycotton; 4. stitched and dyed silk
1.Dyed linen 2. monoprinted cotton,both machine stitched with multicolored quiltyarn
I am proud of the outcome of this study sample. I like how the wavy marks continue in the forms of embroidered silk
Chapter three fabrics and threads In this module, I have to gather fabrics, threads and beads in my choised colour scheme which I had ...
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