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vessels, cont.

vessels, cont.
Who knew that my decision to make vessels for an exhibition would morph into lockdown art?

vessels

vessels
As promised, here is an explanation about how I made stitched vessels using my eco dyed scraps.

avocado dye

avocado dye
I've had a wonderful time over the past week making pink dye from avocado seeds.

marking time

marking time
When I started this textile artwork I had no idea how it would turn out.

going with the flow

going with the flow
When I create, I like to allow things to evolve as I work.

seed stitch

seed stitch
When I decided to fill in the shadows of the leaf prints with seed stitch it didn’t worry me that it would take time!

couching

couching
Couching ... nothing to do with couches!

circles

circles
Somehow circles keep reappearing in my work, and this one is no exception.

slow stitching

slow stitching
Yes I do need a slow stitching project!

hidden treasures

hidden treasures
Learn how to make this beautiful cloth book with pocket pages at Gone Rustic!

bubble bubble

bubble bubble

After a couple of weeks’ break the cauldrons are simmering again!

tasmanian textures

tasmanian textures
‘Tasmanian Textures’, a stunning textile art exhibition that is touring Tasmania!