Category Archives: Project 6

Project 6 – Stage 4 Moulding Fabric

This stage is pretty huge so I’ve cut it into sections and am posting work as I move through the various exercises. Here I used a plastic embossing plate as my mould.  The fabric is an extremely light-weight cotton, hand … Continue reading

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Project 6 – Stage 3

Applied Fabric Techniques Here I am looking at different appliqué and layering techniques. I’m particularly fond of these walls.  The bricks were manufactured by Boral and discontinued around 14 years ago.  When the sun is setting the orange and black … Continue reading

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Project 6 – Stage 2

Developing Ideas – with Fabric Collage I started with a picture I drew a couple of weeks ago and posted in my sketchbook.  Then I  played with it on Photoshop.  I could have done just as much with tracing paper … Continue reading

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Project 6 – Stage 1

Preparation Luckily for me this part is very straight forward.  Sorting, selecting and arranging fabrics ready for a project is something I’ve always done.  Comes from being a neat-freak I suppose.  My threads, fabrics, trims, beads, metals, wires and so … Continue reading

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Project 6 – Research Point 1

My fabric collection: I have a fair amount of furnishing fabrics and have been researching them on-line to see what the various types are made of.  Obviously I didn’t keep an exact record of this when I bought them. Left: … Continue reading

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