Water Soluble Fabric
·Free Machine Embroidery On Water-Soluble Fabric
Last updated 35 weeks ago
Commissions - inspirations of Sue Rangeley who writes "creating the stitched lace surface. The machine embroidery is worked on a hot water-soluble voile material background. In places a clear film of water-soluble is used to enclose the layers of parachute threads, before machine stitching.
Artist Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery
Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of lightness and delicacy.
Cecilia Koppmann saves all her tiny scraps of silk, hand-died fabrics, even fancy yarns. Demo in photos: She sandwiches this between two layers of water-soluble stabilizer, sews through all layers to secure the scraps to each other, and then soaks off the stabilizer layers. Think what you could do!