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Creative practices of a textile artist from Queensland, Australia. Now living in Somerset, England.
Tag Archives: fur and leather
Sewing a faux fur muff tutorial
Sewing a faux fur muff, simple to follow tutorial Found a great tutorial for sewing a faux fur muff via Pinterest. You can find the link here at Ange Marsden’s Creative You! Here is a work in progress and a … Continue reading
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Crochet leather sole soft boots, crocodile stitch tops
Crochet leather sole soft boots I have recently completed a pair of crocheted, leather soled soft boots to wear around the house. I created a pattern for them as I was working, and there is definitely quite a lot of … Continue reading
Nooooo! A very painful thing just happened
Noooooo! A very painful thing happened to me the other day… My thumbnail just snapped right off. I use that thumb so much! Sewing has ground to a halt (sadly, I am only proficient in hand sewing).
Posted in Crochet & Knitting, Experiments, Research, Sewing, Textiles, Works in progress Tagged artist perspective, crochet, DIY, experimentation, fur and leather, soft sculpture, textile design, wearable arts Comments Off on Nooooo! A very painful thing just happened
Drawing, sketching, thumbnails
Mentioned in last post, I have been doing some small sketches. I have compiled them here for posterity. All of these have been posted to friends and family, added to collages and postcards and glued to the master copies of … Continue reading
Posted in Experiments, Paper, Works in progress Tagged compilations, drawing, experimentation, fur and leather, ink, Muzy, paper, thumbnail sketch Comments Off on Drawing, sketching, thumbnails
Fur and leather sewing – where do I even start?
Fur and leather. I was recently passed down some items of sentimental value. There’s some kind of strange stuff; teeth, tusks, furs, leather tooling equipment, scrimshaw equipment… shells… hammers… photos…. Already sounds like an amazing contemporary art piece, or like … Continue reading
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