noun, plural syn·the·ses [sin-thuh-seez]
- the combining of the constituent elements of separate material or abstract entities into a single or unified entity (opposed to analysis, ) the separating of any material or abstract entity into its constituent elements.
- a complex whole formed by combining.
The cords have been couched in place and threaded through the felt in some areas. The entire felted section has been free-motion machine-stitched to the base fabric, unifying the surfaces and raising the teal domes. Scribbled machining has been applied to the felt edging giving the impression of it expanding and encroaching across the base material. Free-standing buttonhole rings have been added, providing another texture and dimension.
This project has enabled me to extend some of my existing skills, improve others where I lacked experience and draw on new skills learned within this course, particularly net making, manipulating fabric and a systematic approach to creating a workable design in stages.
It has been a thoroughly enjoyable experience and three months ago I could not have imagined how the work would unfold and progress to this outcome. I feel the time and effort has been rewarded with a piece that demonstrates how my work has evolved over the last 15 months.
The piece is yet to be backed and have the hanging attachment stitched on.