Sunday, 29 March 2015

Textile Arts



Had an inspiring time at the London Sewing Show where I attended a couple of good workshops. Wendy Dolan showed a lovely technique for textile arts.  I am trying it out and will post the results of my experiments later on.  Her method involves stitching a basic background in white textiles of different sorts before painting with fabric paint and over stitching with freehand machine embroidery.  Not a technique for anyone with a unruly hoarding habit as it encourages keeping lots of scraps of cloth and using bits and pieces!

Have a look at her work http://www.wendydolan.co.uk/html/index6.htm

The contemporary quilting was also fantastic!


Weather has been awful today, 40 mph winds and a very sharp shower.  All the seedlings had to stay sheltered in the conservatory today.
Put off the experimental hot cross buns today - going to be plenty of indoor days this week as the forecast is awful.


2 comments:

  1. I'm keeping an eye on thee forecast too. I've taken leave Saturday and Sunday but I'll have to work Friday and Monday 6-2. Planning jobs indoors and outside weather permitting.

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  2. Not cold but the wind here has been awful.

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