📌✂📎 CHERISHED SISTERS, AS YOU CAN SEE, ART CAN MADE WITH ANY STUFF.
I began this project by designing my own fabric into a panel that can be used by students and the public alike. I drew it in my iPad Pro
As you can see, I’ve added pattern and detail, and in this form, it is still in the iPad. My idea was to create a sampler of sorts including stitch styles, colour combinations and the method of using the quilting to form a whole cloth quilt. The design was printed on fine cotton by Spoonflower in the USA.
I used 12 weight cotton for the hand stitching.
80 weight cotton for the free motion stitching. I added a ceramic face, turquoise buds and buttons.
The printed panel is placed onto a background of ShweShwe fabric from South Africa. It’s heavy until washed. It appears to have a wax or starch coating so I’m using that to my advantage. The panel is…
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