Monday, May 13, 2013

Stitching on plastics

I've been experimenting with some old samples from last year.  These are plastics that I decided not to do anything further with.  I wanted something to stitch a double helix onto, as a sample for something else I'm working on, and pulled out a sheet of two colours of gift wrap cellophane, fused together with some clear plastic.  I didn't like working with fusing plastic, the fumes even with a respirator on myself are still in the air polluting it; but I kept the samples I made and the colours attracted me for this.  I used several different colour threads including metallics, to clearly define a double helix.  Not the centre part, just the outlines.
©Christine Linton

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