Armour Project(sealife)

Collection by Steph Dunbar


armour, underwater, sealife, techniques

Steph Dunbar
cake detail artist-Marit Fujiwara uses stitch and fabric manipulation to build up textures with a marbled surface. Would be interesting to combine this with my other marbling experiments to create new textures Pattern Texture, Textile Texture, Textile Fiber Art, Fabric Textures, Textile Artists, Visual Texture, Texture Design, Texture Art, Art Fibres Textiles

cake detail

Explore Tanana Takite's photos on Flickr. Tanana Takite has uploaded 71 photos to Flickr.

Embroidery On Paper paper embroidery. I should probably try this, since embroidery was the only form of needlework I could ever do Embroidered Paper, Paper Embroidery, Embroidery Stitches, Embroidery Patterns, Doily Patterns, Flower Embroidery, Cross Stitches, Dress Patterns, Paper Art

paper + embroidery

Being busy doesn't necessarily mean my mind doesn't wander off every now and then. In fact, mental breaks, are one of the things that keep m...

WHO: Su Harris WHAT: ‘A Textile for Aldeburgh’ WHY: Su explores textiles through a neutral colour pallet and reflects her own interpretations of towns within her pieces Textile Texture, Textile Fiber Art, Textile Artists, Textile Tapestry, Fabric Art, Fabric Crafts, A Level Textiles, Art Du Fil, Creative Textiles

A Textile for Aldeburgh

I know I've told you before that one of my all time favourite places is Aldeburgh on the Suffolk coast. A mosaic of Aldeburgh loveliness! A few weeks ago I wanted to something textiley and I decided to try and reflect Aldeburgh. Not an actual representation, more of a memory of the light, the textures, the movement and the colours. I kept to a very limited colour palette, but used a variety of different fabrics and threads. I did some free motion embroidery, some hand embroidery, half hid…

Pliszka 1010 Fabric Manipulation - pleated fabric texture with fish scale pattern; textile design // Amy PliszkaFabric Manipulation - pleated fabric texture with fish scale pattern;

Amy Pliszka 1010

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Fabric Manipulation for Fashion - ruffles, mini skirt with raised ruffled fabric surface texture detail

A step-by-step tutorial for shisha embroidery (embroidery with mirrors) using the cretan stitch over foundation stitches. This variation of shisha embroidery offers lots of scope for further embellishment! Click through for the full tutorial! Tambour Embroidery, Indian Embroidery, Ribbon Embroidery, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Crazy Quilt Stitches, Needlepoint Stitches, Needlework, Knitting Stitches, Embroidery Stitches Tutorial

Stitch Fun! Shisha Embroidery with Cretan Stitch

Shisha embroidery – or mirror embroidery – is kind of addicting, you know? You get started with the traditional shisha stitch, and before you know it, variation after variation presents itself – all of them lending to further adornment with more stitches – and the next thing you know, every time you turn around, you’re ...

Large cream betty panel ~ Ruth Singer Studio ~ love the large size of these yo-yo-esque forms . Sewing Crafts, Sewing Projects, Yo Yo Quilt, Quilt Modernen, Lesage, Fabric Manipulation, Fabric Art, Fabric Scraps, Textile Art

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A recently completed piece. A better photo will be done eventually! Hemp and hemp silk fabrics.

Embroidery Stitches Tutorial Unique hand embroidery made in England: Honeycomb Tutorial Time: Eyelet Polka Part 2 - Stitching Embroidery Stitches Tutorial, Learn Embroidery, Silk Ribbon Embroidery, Hand Embroidery Patterns, Embroidery Techniques, Embroidery Applique, Cross Stitch Embroidery, Sewing Crafts, Creations

Honeycomb Tutorial Time: Eyelet Polka Part 2 - Stitching

Welcome to part two of 'Eyelet Polka'. By now you would have gathered together your materials, and selected your colour palatte. If you've only just stumbled across this blog post, then click here to read part one. Ready? Let's get cracking. Eyelet Polka In this first tutorial we are going to look at eyelets. I’m going to show you four ways of doing them, and they will get ever so slightly more difficult. Additional material you’ll need: a light weight fabric with either with a print or…

Earthy inspiration: pine cone texture close up shot Patterns In Nature, Textures Patterns, Animal Patterns, In Vino Veritas, Beautiful Textures, Photoshop, Natural Forms, Texture Art, Macro Photography


So many objects have a direct correlation above and below water, this pine cone reminds me of fish scales.

Cross Contour Line - Pinleme Cross Contour Line Drawing, Contour Drawings, Drawing Faces, Natural Form Art, Observational Drawing, Tattoo Design Drawings, Tattoo Designs, A Level Art, Sketch Inspiration


The Moving Dot..... The basest form in drawing is the line. Line quality- the variety of weight and thickness of the mark- -Pressure -Speed -Motion/ Direction -Accumulations/ Interconnections Line can be used to symbolize: -Outer Edges -Plane meets Plane -Color meets Color -Tone meets Tone -Explain Shape -Contour -Guidelines In the example by Alberto Giacometti, a searching line is evident. Giacometti creates guidelines to locate his subject in space, each time refining or re-drawing lines…

I am in love with the idea of using smocking as a jewelry idea. My Auntie Barbara was an expert at smocking she would have loved this! Textile Jewelry, Fabric Jewelry, Textile Art, Fabric Beads, Jewelry Crafts, Jewelry Art, Handmade Jewelry, Jewelry Design, Designer Jewellery

Sea Whispers

Lately I've been missing my favourite place on the coast which made me want to return to these sea things. You may remember the sea series...