work in progress

I decided to try and do a stitch version of one of my doodles…doodle drawing 1

i began by drawing it out in stitches on the machine…then added fabrics…..doodle drawing in stitches

next i will begin to work into it in more detail by hand and machine, adding beadwork etc perhaps…..I’ll just see where it wants to take me!

Quandary- Bigger bag or smaller dog?

machine and hand sewn textile picture with handsewn beadwork, on a deep edge canvas 20 inches by 20 inches, 51 cm x 51 cm.

Available at The Harbour Gallery, Whitstable, Kent.   SOLD

I must have…….1


5 inch x 5 inch textile drawing on a deep edge canvas with gold thread and beads detail.

SOLD

work in progress-now finished and sold

a work in progressa larger piece, 51 x 51 cm, 20 inches x 20 inches , with lots of bead work still to do, wanted it to be very bling and kitsch…

flower details of work in progress

detail of the bead work busy doing….still lots to do!

head detail of work in progressstill got work to do on head,

sofa detail of work in progressand legs / feet !

head detailfinished hair with lots of brown machine stitching in three tones,and gloves, pink fabric with paler pink machine stitching around cuffs to give lace effect……….and  two rings, yellow and red fabric with hand sewn beadwork.

bag detailThe bag was hand sewn onto a seperate piece of fabric…with lots of beading and buttons, sequins added and outlined with beads( turning in fabric edges as beading edge sewn on), then hand sewn into place on main piece.shoes detailthe tights are gold fish net….netting fabric machine sewn in place, and the shoes hand sewn beading and sequins.Finished piece, edges sewn and cut around beadwork flowers, and whole piece fixed to a deep edge canvas………..51cm x 51 cm, 20 inches x 20 inches.


Quandary ( bigger bag or smaller dog )20 x 20 inches on deep edge canvas.

SOLD

New gallery for 2 weeks from 22 July to 5 August

20 07 2009

DSC00325

DSC00327

exhibition for two weeks in the creative quarter at folkstone kent48 The Old High St, Creative Quarter, Folkestone, Kent, UK

drawing with stitches sign for exhibition

1 08 2009

DSC00329

machine embroidered and hand sewn with mixed fabrics on canvas 10 x 12 inches

life’s a beach

DSC00354<
machine embroidered drawing

on a deep edge canvas 10 x 10 inches

£120 inc. postage to mainland U.K                          SOLD

lazy days


machine embroidered and hand sewn drawing with mixed fabrics and beads

on a deep edge canvas 8 x 8 inches

£50  inc. postage to mainland U.K

lady in waiting


LADY IN WAITING 1

machine embroidered and hand sewn drawing with mixed fabrics and bead

work on a deep edge canvas 10 x 12 inches

£60  inc. postage to mainland U.K


LADY IN WAITING 2

machine embroidered and hand sewn drawing with mixed fabrics and bead

work on a deep edge canvas 10 x 10 inches

£60  inc. postage to mainland U.K