Tag Archives: free motion machine stitching

Same Picture, Different Techniques and Outcomes

A while back, I purchased Moy Mackay’s book Art in Felt and Stitch.  I like her use of bold colors and particularly like her flower and bird pieces.  While chatting with Cathy (Luvswool), I learned she also had Moy’s book … Continue reading

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Stitched Nuno Felted Paper Fabric Lamination Pieces

I finally got around to adding some machine stitching to the nuno felted paper fabric lamination  pieces that I showed you here and here. Here’s the bear. I started out by just outlining the bear but it hardly even looked … Continue reading

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Nuno Felting with Fabric Paper Lamination

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about doing fabric paper lamination with my local surface design group. I used three of the pieces that I made to nuno felt the fabric paper on to wool. The process worked just … Continue reading

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Fourth Quarter Studio Challenge – Autumn Scarf

When Zed announced the 4th quarter challenge, I had already done some eco-printing on a couple of felt scarves. So I thought that this one would be the perfect project for the challenge. I wasn’t really happy with the results … Continue reading

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A Little Stich Practice

I finally put the free motion embroidery foot on my Sewing Machine.  I did a small sample to see what different movements did.  I used contrasting thread so I could see what I had done better. As you can see I did … Continue reading

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Felt Boots Progress

I have managed to  finish the first stage of my felt boots. They are now felted. You saw the tongues already. http://wp.me/p1WEqk-16m. Next I had to make the loops so I will be able to lace up the boots. First … Continue reading

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around the web

http://www.peaceindustry.com/page.php Recycled Knits and Fabrics combined with Felt Scarf by Sassafras Design Heather’s Red and Yellow Scarves http://mjuliarossi.blogspot.ca/ Have you been following Liz’s journey with her students for Holocaust Memorial Day? http://www.feltinhand.com/gallery.htm http://woollove-functional-fiberart.blogspot.ca/2013/01/under-big-top-scarf-part-1-of-2.html http://vimeo.com/54243073 http://www.wendyfeldberg.ca/galleries.html Nell’s Textile Art Gallery Simple … Continue reading

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Looking Forward into 2013

Like last year I chose not to make a resolution per say but to choose a word.  I could easily make the usual resolutions that would be good for me like loosing weight and getting more aerobic exercise. Although these would … Continue reading

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looking back at 2012

Back in January I picked a worked for the year, Breath. I think I managed to do that more or less. Stopping to think about what I want to do. I tried some new felting things and learned to use a … Continue reading

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A Peek Into my Homework Sketchbook

For my class homework this time, I am working on sketching botanicals and then stitching them on various fabric bases with free motion stitching on the sewing machine. Some are supposed to be black and white and some painted after … Continue reading

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