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Friday, 22 August 2014


My students have been working on an embellishment unit and below are photos of some of their samplers.

Students are Maxine Fry and Gaynor Albaster


Heated and burnt fabrics to create texture

Beading, applique, couching and 'fringing'

Manipulated fabrics 

Lots of Beading

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Running Stitch

In the embellishment unit we cover Kantha stitch both traditional and contemporary. Below are a couple of examples.

Gaynor Albaster

Above and below: Trish