Category Archives: Surface Design

A Scribble Tree

Last week in Ruth’s post  Batik Post  she had a scribble tree. I have always liked them so Ruth suggested I make some. Ok them what to make. then I remembered these felt pieces I made a long time ago, I … Continue reading

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Slow Stitching

  This is the landscape (on the left) that I showed you in my last post. I made a few changes including some new felt to indicate mountains in the distance and changing the diagonals in the foreground.  I was … Continue reading

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Annual Art Retreat

My local art group had our annual art retreat the first weekend of September. We were lucky and had gorgeous weather and no smoke from any forest fires. We get together on Friday afternoon and stay through Sunday mid afternoon. … Continue reading

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Silk Paper with Leaves on Felt

The original idea for this post was to create something for the 3rd Quarter Challenge. I also wanted to use up some silk paper I had made ages ago. We had been talking about using silk paper in felting on the … Continue reading

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Book cover

I made a sketch book cover for my daughter for her birthday. Here is the layout I started with. It is 4 times the length of the book. the background is wet in this picture. And a close up of the … Continue reading

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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

Posted in Classes, free motion embroidery, Free Motion Stitching, Mixed Media, Online Classes, Surface Design | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Adventurous Colour

I was fortunate enough to spend last weekend  drawing in the beautiful landscapes around West Dean with Mark Cazalet. He was an excellent tutor and the sun shone for us every day. I signed up for this course hoping to … Continue reading

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