Texture on Fabric


How to turn ordinary into extraordinary

How to turn ordinary into extraordinary

This is the piece of embroidered and textured lutradur that I made last week. It turned out kind of ordinary and I wasn’t totally loving it. I wasn’t quite sure what I was going to do with it so I threw it on a pile of fabric pieces that were stacked on the corner of my cutting table and it landed on a piece of stabilizer that I had cut and was preparing to...

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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...

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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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