Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Textile riches

One of the lovely things about working with textiles is their richness, their lushness, their texture.  I find silk threads and satins irresistible and used them to make a sewing machine cover.
satins and silk threads make the sewing machine cover ©Christine Linton 
Also I used the reverse side of a sequin jersey to make my "glitterfly" with beads and wire for antennae and free-machining on the wings (vilened for stiffness).
"glitterfly" ©Christine Linton 2012

But I have a long way to go before producing items like these:


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