Category Archives: free motion embroidery

Fabric Collage Landscape Part 3

Here’s the next edition of my progress on the fabric collage landscape I have been working on. In the photos from left to right, I worked on texturing the middle ground green area. I used a mixture of chopped up … Continue reading

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Fabric Collage Landscape Part 2

Continuing on with the saga of the fabric collage landscape, I am steadily working my way down the piece. I added texture to the mountains including threads, yarns and bits of cheesecloth. I then stitched the bits down with free … Continue reading

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Fabric Collage Landscape Part 1

I was inspired by Antje’s post recently about creating a fabric landscape. I have had this on my list of things I wanted to do for a long time. So thanks Antje, for giving me the push to get it … Continue reading

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Adding a Focal Point to Rebekah’s Collage

In March, when my sister Rebekah visited, we had one of our group art meetings. She and her daughter Lizzie went along to do some ice dyeing and create a paper fabric collage. This is Rebekah’s collage. She decided to … Continue reading

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From Tiny Acorns

I completed the second nuno landscape that I was working on. I showed you the first one here. Here is the piece of silk that I used. I can’t even remember how this was created but it looks kind of … Continue reading

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Machine Stitching Japanese Edo Period UFO

I am still busy using stuff up and trying to do something with all the UFO’s (unfinished objects) lying around the studio. This piece was started in September 2017 for one of the Quarterly Challenges. You can see the post … Continue reading

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Beneath the Surface Challenge

I posted about creating a sample for the 3rd Quarter Challenge in July. I decided to add some free motion machine stitching. Once I got into the studio, I found a piece that I thought would work well in combination … Continue reading

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