Friday, 20 January 2017

Blackbird Applique

White patches of fabric for the background including vintage table cloth, hand stitched. Strip of patterned fabric with feather stitch and running stitch. Patterned fabric was also used on the bird, although this does not show up too well on the photo. Back stitch outline for the bird.

Saturday, 14 January 2017

Handmade Sketchbook - Pages 57-62






Handmade sketchbook.
Mixed media.
Drawings.
Painted, stamped, and inkjet printed art work, book pages, magazines, 
Recycled greetings cards, cuts and waste from cutting machine.

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Cut Work Book - Pages 38-43






Sketchbook 50
This book is for my collection of paper cuts. These were mainly designed on my tablet, transferred to the computer, then brought into 'Make the Cut' as a pixel trace and then cut with my cutting machine. The machine is a KNK Zing Air. I've used a variety of papers and card.


Saturday, 7 January 2017

Handmade Book - Pages 52-56

I can't believe it was a month ago when I last posted pages from this book!




Handmade sketchbook.
Mixed media.
Drawings.
Painted, stamped, and inkjet printed art work.
Maps, sewing patterns, reused envelopes, book pages, magazines, re used greetings cards, cutting waste from Zing.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Happy New Year

Happy New Year
I've just spent a few days in Malaga, Spain, had a great time but came back with a heavy cold.
These were some of the decorations and Christmas lights there and below that are a couple of unusual trees.




Tuesday, 27 December 2016

Cot Quilt

I finished a cot quilt last month for my grandson, it was his first birthday in December. 
The photo above shows the fabrics before quilting, a couple of them are my designs.




I also made a bag in the same fabrics to hang from the cot to hold toys.