Brown Paper Bag • Illustrative Delight
Embroidered bags you’d get at your local bodega/corner store. Who is the artist that did this? I only found this piece on the Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Facebook. I love a theme, and it seems this week has been full of textiles. So, why not end as we began? Here are some more textile-ish things that I’ve seen lately and liked. They include rugs, coasters, even embroidery on plastic bags. Textiles are a very comforting thing to me. I think it’s because we can wrap ourselves…
A collection of fabrics exploring colour, texture and pattern inspired by aerial views. Techniques used are devore, disperse dying, screen printing and hand embellishment. Copyright © 2016 Dan…
Busy Doing Lots of Things
I've been rather busy of late - busy marking student teachers' assignments (a task made less tedious by finishing off the Christmas chocolate biscuits!), busy creating printable teaching resources to go with our story animations on The Treasure Tree and busy creating an embroidered seascape. To start with I embellished (with the embellishing machine) various merino wool tops, silk bricks, ribbons and yarns onto a washed babywipe. This is it at that stage: The waves at the top are the…
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Marit Fujiwara graduated from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 2009 and then set up her company Tanana Takite. Specialising in mixed media and
Woven Wall Art 'Cordelia' ~ Fibre Art ~ Tissage ~ Wall Decor ~ Weaving ~ Whimsical Decor ~ Coastal Inspired ~ Blue and Cream ~ One of a Kind
This dreamy piece is inspired by the coast, the peacefulness of ocean tones and the natural beauty of the yarns and materials selected and made for the project. Opting for finer yarns and lighter textures, 'Cordelia', named for the Celtic word meaning 'of the sea', is a delicate weaving that hangs beautifully on the wall. The long design was chosen to compliment the finer yarns and become a more unusual and striking feature and shape among your decor. Sari silk chiffon from India, light as a…
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The Common Thread: Photo
a caelo usque ad centrum - from the sky into the center. A collection of pictures: Colors - threads, yarns, fibers, quilts, fabrics, denim/indigo, and fashion. Patina - leather, wood, satin. The visual - detail, white kitchens, pearls in paintings, pears, skies, sunflowers, lonely roads and sweeping vistas in Western Kansas. Veteran knitter. Flatlander - few mountain photos here.