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Smocking etno

WhiteWork by Magpies Laundry (Lucy Portsmouth) I got a bit carried away with the ruching … it turned into full-on smocking. This piece is approx x 12 inches.

Anybody sees the beach??? It seems that we are caught in waters!!  Size: 33cm x 25cm Crumpled and painted brown paper, gesso, sea shells, handmade lace beads, painted lace, glass beads, metallic net, glitter, embossing powders, stamping, UTEE...  Papier kraft froisse et peint, gesso, coquillages, perles dentelles fait main, perles de rocaille, dentelle peinte, paillettes, filet metallique, poudres a embosser, tampons, UTEE

Detail Caught in waters 2 Anybody sees the beach? It seems that we are caught in waters!


Great idea to use fabric scraps and have students design and create a collaborative fiber collage.Playful by Susan Sorrell - painted fiber collage and mixed media

Queen Anne Lace plants

Umbel silhouettes with rose hips. This piece was displayed at the Circle Craft Christmas Market at the new Vancouver Convention Centre, West. Machine and hand embroidery, couching, appliqué, some metallic thread

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Julia Wright rust dyed fabric with hand stitch and wire - pretty techniques for hand cuffs or headbands

handmade by amalia: February 2015

handmade by amalia: Work in Progress - circles of fabric couched down with decorative stitches