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

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

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

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

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

Textile recycling using machine embroidery and water soluble strengthener . Excellent unique patches of textile

Textile recycling using machine embroidery and water soluble strengthener . Excellent unique patches of textile

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 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.

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

Assignment 3

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

Lou Gardiner. Embroidery. Studio. 'Blooming Marvellous' Planning then Stitching. 2011

Lou Gardiner. Embroidery. Studio. 'Blooming Marvellous' Planning then Stitching. 2011

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