Category Archives: Farbic art

Bondaweb Landscapes with Carol Bartlett

Today I spent a very enjoyable day with the lovely Carol Bartlett at Sew Lovely Makery. It was a play day to experiment with painted bondaweb to make a lampshade. The plan was to create a background fabric which could … Continue reading

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Inspired by India

Following a recent trip to India I have been inspired to return to a fabric book that I started making a couple of years ago. On this page I have used photos that I took to create the beautifully shaped … Continue reading

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A New Year Stitch Project

Having completed a few outstanding projects I decided it was time to move onto a small project combining hand and machine stitch. The background fabric is made up of vintage lace, cotton and silk held down with a variety of … Continue reading

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Procion Dyeing

Yesterday I spent the day Procion Dyeing at a Kate Andre workshop and if you want to know all about procion dyeing it is a workshop to be recommended. We started off with ice dyeing and then moved on using … Continue reading

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Paper Laminating & Stencilling

Today I spent the day learning how to do paper laminating with some interesting results. First off I secured three sea landscape photos that had been photocopied onto paper underneath some ivory coloured organza. I then screen printed over the … Continue reading

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Colours of India

Still working on the sea themed wall hanging but being distracted by thoughts of a fabric journal based on my visits to India and the fact that it is the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. I have made a start … Continue reading

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By the Sea

It seems an age since I have posted anything on the blog so I thought today would have to be the day that I shared my current work in progress. Inspired by recent visits to the beach and painting fabric … Continue reading

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Stitched Pictures and Ice Dyeing

Over the last week I have been busy exploring new techniques. On Wednesday I attended and Alison Moger workshop which was focused around stitched pictures using fabric scraps and free machine stitching. And these are the results of my days … Continue reading

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Stencilling and Machine Embroidery

I have recently been busy dyeing fabric, stencilling and practising my free machine embroidery and below are some of the results This panel was indigo dyed and then stamped before I stencilled the flowers on using a freezer paper stencil. … Continue reading

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Transfer Art Paints and Kunin Felt

Continuing with the experimentation I took some white kunin felt and coloured it with transfer art paints to create decaying autumnal leaves. The orange/yellow one on the left has been created by randomly painting computer paper with transfer art paints. … Continue reading

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