Category Archives: Project 3

Project 3 – Review

Q:  Were you able to mix and match colours accurately? A:  I think I did quite a good job of it.  It took much longer than I thought it would to get some of them right, especially the purples.  They … Continue reading

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Colour Exercises in machining

Whilst this isn’t formally part of Project 3 because I am concentrating on hand stitching during this course I did want to try out some fabric and machined stitch combinations of colour.  So below are a few things I played … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Research Point

This picture shows a long piece of cloth 2.64 metres in length and 56cm wide.  It is heavily patterned at both ends and the photograph shows a portion of both the right and wrong side of the item. Q:  When was … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Stage 6

Exercise 2 – Combining textures & colour effects using pastel colours. Part 1 Here I stuck to my Perle 5 threads, firstly because the pastel colours available in the range is huge and secondly because I love them.  They are easy … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Stage 6

Exercise 1 – Supplementary After mounting the red/blue samples on yellow background from my previous posting onto a white A3 sheet I found that the yellow fabric had reverted to its normal vibrant colour.  After some thought I decided that it … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Stage 6

Exercise 1 – Combining textures and colour effects Within the parameters of what we were to do I decided to take a vibrant yellow fabric as my base and see what effect it had on different red threads I picked … Continue reading

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Project 3 – Stage 5

Coloured stitches. This exercise only gave me the choice of picking two primary colours, so I decided to go with blue and yellow.  My instinct was to choose red and yellow but I persuaded myself to go with blue which I’m … Continue reading

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