Free Machine Embroidery


Creative sewing in shades of purple: machine quilting and emroidery

Creative sewing in shades of purple: machine quilting and emroidery

This week I decided to have a play with some of my hand-dyed fabrics in shades of purple. I chose a piece of purple fabric that was a little dull in color like antiqued or aged fabric and I’ve quilted it all over so that there is a lovely texture. Around the edges of the quilted fabric I’ve added “soft edges”. This technique is done by adding...



The perils of working intuitively

The perils of working intuitively

Famous last words … It’s almost done! At this rate I should be finished later today. I am finished now, but that was a long day. It was eleven days ago in fact. But here it is finished, my latest art bag, Lavender Crush. It’s difficult photographing this style bag because of the shape, and it was kind of challenging photographing this color because...



The many layers of stitched texture

The many layers of stitched texture

One of my very favorite things to work with is texture on fabric. I love exploring new and creative ways to make it and to use it. And I particularly love to use stitch as a way to create raw texture on fabric or fabric paper which can then be used for painting or printing. Using hand stitching or machine stitching or a combination of both to prepare textured fabric for...




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