Category Archives: Mixed Media

Learning and Experimentation with Online Classes

Have you wanted to be a little more experimental in your fiber art practice? Do you want to learn new techniques and add embellishments to felt or other fabric? Why not try an online class all about embellishing felt? Anyone … Continue reading

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Lutradur Leaves

In my last post I showed some of the brooches I’ve been making out of Tyvek.  This month I thought I would continue with the “man made” fabric theme and show you how I make my Lutradur leaves. Lutradur is … Continue reading

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Playing with Tyvek

My art group met at the first of June and we played with Tyvek. We were inspired by Karen L’s recent post here.  We cut up Tyvek envelopes, painted and heated them with a variety of heat tools including an … Continue reading

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Tyvek Brooches

Later this month I will exhibiting at an arts and crafts event at the Baumber Walled Gardens near Horncastle so I’ve been making various small items, including these Tyvek Brooches, for the sales table.  Since it’s invention by DuPont, Tyvek … Continue reading

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Aspen Collage

I showed you this idea for a fabric/felt collage with my last post. I decided to change out the background fabric as it was too close in color and value to the piece of silk that I was planning on … Continue reading

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Felt and Textured Paper Collages

I usually don’t show a lot of my class homework here for my Level 3 Art and Design class that I am taking. But we did some really interesting textural collages in our last class that I thought might be … Continue reading

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First Quarter Challenge – Part Four

I am still working on another idea from the First Quarter Challenge, adding mixed media to felt. Here is Part One, Part Two and Part Three if you missed anything. I had decided that I wanted to try to keep … Continue reading

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