Monthly Archives: January 2013


This and previous posts demonstrate that I need to improve my photography skills. LetteRED has a background of small torn pieces of fabric overlaid with very fine red nylon gauze held down with free motion quilting using words associated with … Continue reading

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Again I’ve used a collage of fabrics as the background but this time applied image transfers of multiplication tables and deployed a gold Shiva stick over the top.  As usual, a lot of hand stitching – don’t seem to be … Continue reading

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And this is ZippeRED, lots of different fabric manipulation techniques as well as the zip which can actually be slid up and down.  I’ve padded the upper left and right sides to simulate a blouse!  

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LayeRED and PrinteRED

The LayeRED  piece is now mounted. This is PrinteRED

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Experiment with hair removal cream

A friend gave me two tubes of hair removal cream she couldn’t use.  I wondered if they would have effects on silk and wool (protein based fibres) similar to their effects on skin and hair. The active ingredient of these … Continue reading

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Another in the red series but you can tell it’s the first time I’ve smocked since in primary school!

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Another of my red series on canvases 12.5cm x 18cm. Painted, stencilled and applied fabric flowers.

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One of the red series using a woven fabric background and a found object.

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