Wednesday, October 18, 2006

Textile Tuesday - Black

Thought I'd have a go at Textile Tuesday! Its NEARLY black.

This is a layered sample. The background is black velvet, backed with s a slightly smaller piece of craft vilene (pellon). Fabrics used are polyester scraps (coloured with Markal (Shiva) paint sticks) along with scraps of net, lurex and metallic fabrics. The fibres are wool tops (roving) and the threads are metallics and lurex ribbon. Techniques are free machine embroidery in metallic threads and beading. It represents a dead hydrangea flowerhead.

Here's the closeup:

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Anonymous said...

Hi Kay Susan,
just added your wonderful piece to the Textile Tuesday Blog. Thanks for taking part.
I really love this piece. The colours and all. Would love to touch it :-)

arlee said...

What a beautiful little piece! I guess i beter get off my bazotski and catch up with you wonderfully talented artists!!!

emmyschoonbeek said...

It is a wonderful piece indeed a talented artist

CBM said...

Quite stunning.