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TEXTILE ART

Here's images of some of my textile artwork - pieces I created before I began blogging:

Machine Embroidered Houses - straight/zigzag/decorative/free motion

Woven fabric layers with machine embroidery

Acrylic painted landscape with machine embroidered detail

Stitching Over The Void

Abstract couching

Hand dyed fabric with free motion embroidery

Hand dyed fabric with acrylic stamped pattern, organza overlay, and machine embroidered detail

Dry felted landscape

Acrylic painted fabric with machine embroidery


Acrylic paint background - fuse transferred to fabric then machine embroidered

Wet felt with machine embroidery

Dry felt with Van Gogh inspired machine embroidery

Textile portrait with machine embroidery

Sewn threads, ribbon, and buttons created using dissolvable fabric

Wet felt textile

Acrylic painted fabric with machine embroidery

Layered mixed media textile with hand-stitched detail and sketchbook design

Mixed media textile with hand embroidery based on dry stone wall sketchbook design

Mixed media sketch with hand embroidery inspired by wooden roofing in San Diego

Machine embroidered doll

Free motion embroidered bookmark

 
Prize Winning Book Cover with machine and hand embroidered detail and embellishment

Prize Winning Book Cover with machine and hand embroidered detail and embellishment


Below are samples of mixed media layering using printed text, papers, fabrics, hessian, string, yarn and threads, raffia, hand and machine stitching, Caran D'ache Neocolor ii, acrylics and watercolours.


 
 





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18 comments:

  1. Beautiful artworks Chrissie! I love the colors, textures, and ideas you created! :)

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  2. LOVE the landscapes!!! Awesome...

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    1. Thanks Pam, that's really good to know - the landscapes have had the most interest via my Pinterest boards too :)

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  3. You have made some beautiful pieces of work, Chrissie! Your collection of artworks is very impressive.

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    1. Thanks so much Rosemary. In return I'm loving your latest quilt and your daughter's knitted hat - you'll have to let me know if that knitting pattern's available on Ravelry? :)

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  4. Oh my goodness Chrissie, all of this work is just gorgeous, I love it. You are so talented in so many ways. As you know I am doing a City and Guilds in patchwork and Quilting and I have to try loads of new techniques for each module, and i know that soon I'll be doing free machining, dying, felting...I might be asking you for some tips!

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    1. Please do Sarah - I need someone to chat with about it all to get me started again as I've been so busy quilting this last 11 months that I've not done anything 'arty', but putting these images together has got me itching to do something again. You wouldn't believe what I brought over with me from England - every type of art and printing media you can name and they're all still packed up in their boxes. I really have to try incorporating them into my quilting and see where it takes me. :)

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  5. Wow! What wonderful work, Chrissie - and so full of colour, really lovely! Thanks for sharing.

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    1. Thank you, I just love colour - find it a bit difficult to tone it down really! :)

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  6. Chrissie....... WOW WOW WOW! That is some beautiful work with TONS of visual interest - not to mention texture and COLOR! I just received my textbook and materials from C & G (SST) for my embroidery course. I am starting today and am so excited. I am a huge fan of Sandra Meech and Jean and Jan and your work here evokes the same emotion from me that their work does. I am so glad I stumbled upon your blog. I will be visiting often to see what you are up to as your work is so very inspirational.
    (P.S. I am in the States - North Carolina)
    Cathie

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    1. Hi Cathie, thanks for visiting and your lovely comments. I love the C&G courses - I don't think you'll be disappointed, they are so reputable and well recognised in England. I love Jean and Jan but I haven't heard of Sandra Meech so I'm going to look over her website now. I also had a look at your blog and was totally inspired to get my Neocolors out of the storage box they've sat in for the last 14 months since we moved to the States! Some of my favourite textile artists are Pam Watts, Maggie Grey, Valerie Campbell-Harding, Jane Wild, Gwen Hedley, Angie Hughes, Carol Shinn, Linda Miller, Poppy Treffry, Alice Kettle, Audrey Walker, Sue Dove and many more!!! If you've not heard of them you might want to look up their work for more inspiration. Keep in touch :)

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  7. It's great to see this side of your work! Rules are made to be broken, in some cases anyway! The piece second from the top reminds me of Japanese "boro" - it's terrific! And I love the "Lucy" bookmark - sigh. I'm glad you added this page - will look forward to seeing more of your art.

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    1. Hi Cynthia, hadn't heard of 'boro' so I just looked it up and WOW you're so right!!! I made the Lucy bookmark for daughter, F, a few years ago and now it makes me feel a bit sad and happy at the same time, if that's possible? :)

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  8. WOW!!! Really gorgeous work of art!!! You're so talented, Chrissie! Love all of them! Wishing you a happy new year and thanks for sharing your lovely work with us and hope this year will be as productive and creative. =)

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    1. Hi Farah, that's so lovely of you to say :) I'm hoping you and your family have had a fabulous time travelling around Europe and I can't wait to hear more of your adventures (even that Man Utd match!!!) :)

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  9. These are so cool, Chrissie! You are surely a lady of many talents!

    Thank you so much for sharing at Needle and Thread Thursday!

    :) Kelly @ My Quilt Infatuation

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    1. Thanks Kelly, I really should move my quilting more in this direction - that's where my heart really lies :)

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