To make a translucent, finished-edge applique, or a piece for jewelry, sew onto a stabilizer, then remove the excess. Or stretch very fine tulle or organza on a hoop,add water-soluble stabilizer, and sew. Meredith Woolnough

“ Meredith Woolnough: Two Ginko Leaves embroidery thread, pins, glass rods on fabriano paper ”

Made from small snippets of thread and fabric stitched between water soluble stabilizer

Basket made from thread and fabric snippets stitched between water soluble stabilizer by Marie Black

Waterfall- 53cm x 43cm, July page of the BJP. Raw silk background, metal and silk organza, felt thread, beading... Can you hear the water flow??

Waterfall- Raw silk background, metal and silk organza, felt thread, beading. Can you hear the water flow?

Kim Thittichai

Experimental Textiles 7 – hot stuff!

Last weekend we had more of an open session using heat. We spent time experimenting with metal shims and foils, but the type I liked best was the thin metal mesh sometimes called woven cloth.

Soluble Fabric

12 Colour Wheel machine embroidered on soluble fabric Were you able to mix and match colours accurately?

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.

Commissions - inspirations of Sue Rangeley who writes "creating the stitched…

Hand dyed fabric machine stitched to water soluble fabric; threads couched on top

Assignment 3

Hand dyed fabric machine stitched to water soluble fabric then threads couched on top

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