Over the Christmas period I decided to have a go at completing what I could of the hand made elements required by the City and Guilds course. This includes buttons, beads, tassels cords and braids, and I’ll cover some of them in later posts. Making buttons is a really nice thing to do of … More Button, button, who’s got the button?
Part of Module 7 for the Level 3 C&G course in Machine Embroidery was to experiment with dyeing and colouring fabrics. I had a go at mono-printing on fabric but mainly had a great time playing with colour and experimenting with Batik using cold water dyes. I love the excitement of washing out the dyes and seeing the … More Fabric Colouring and Dyeing
For various reasons it has taken me a long time to get through this module, but I can’t believe I haven’t posted to the blog for so long… I’ve decided to continue though as even now I’m finding it difficult to find samples of C&G Machine Embroidery – loads of people seem to do hand embroidery and patchwork but … More Module 7: Wall Hanging