New work

Finished today – this is 3.5 metres long so there’s no way I could photograph the whole piece. The pic above shows most of it although it’s scrunched up at the bottom.
Below: a few detail photos. This is for the WAFTA Naturally exhibition which is on at The Moores Building Fremantle, August 7 – 16. All the work has to be this size, in muted colours and natural fabrics so they should look great all hung in the gallery which was an old warehouse. I hope I’ll be able to take some photos of it there.

The fabrics are all various silks and cottons, dyed/printed, most are offcuts and edges saved from previous pieces, which Ive arranged and stitched on soluble vilene 541. Once I was confident they would hold together, the vilene was dissolved, leaving just the fabric and stitching.

I’ve added a new link to Christine Atkins’s new website…she does some fantastic work – hope you’ll have a look. Also Sue & Terri of Two Creative Studios are having a great giveaway, all you have to do is register for their newsletter here. They also have free instructions for using soy wax in their latest newsletter.

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