Category Archives: Farbic art

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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Indigo Dyeing

Today I visited a friend to spend the day experimenting with indigo dye and what a lovely day it was too! Having gathered an array of fabrics, string, bulldog clips, elastic bands, thread, polystyrene balls etc we set to work … Continue reading

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Fabric Flowers

After recently seeing a friends fabric flowers it reminded me that I had a similar flower kit that I bought at least two years ago from Gillian Travis. So…. after a hunt round my sewing room to find the kit … Continue reading

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A Postcard from New Zealand

Inspired by a recent trip to New Zealand I decided it was time to pull out all the samples of fabics that I jave painted, printed or dyed over the last couple of years to use them to make a … Continue reading

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Fabric Landscapes

At a recent workshop we learnt how to make fabric landscapes under the expert guidance of good friend Hilary Carney. A great day and a great opportunity to use up some of the many scraps of fabrics that had once … Continue reading

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Block Printing Workshop

Today I went to an Angie Hughes block printing workshop in Ledbury. It was a wonderfully relaxing day experimenting with wooden Indian print blocks and using funky foam to make your own block designs from various household items e.g. pins, … Continue reading

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Celebrating 150 Years of Alice in Wonderland

I seem to have been on a roll making wallhangings recently. This latest one of White Rabbit was started when I got frustrated with my WW1 Commemorative quilt, which I did eventually finish. I have used a loose fabric collage … Continue reading

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