Sunday, 24 August 2014

freshly found: Cords - Rainbow Tinted Coils


freshly found: Cords - Rainbow Tinted Coils: I have a copy of Elizabeth Glasier Foster's book - Embroidery and Design in the New Stitchery, published in 1926.  Included in this v...

Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Gabriel Dawe - Textile Artist

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Gabriel Dawe originally from Mexico City and now resident in Dallas is the creator of installations that interpret fashion and architecture, and the need for shelter.

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Thursday, 3 April 2014

Quick and Pretty

Very pretty and really simple!  

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Suspended balls of thread make clever decor at this party!

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Hong Sungchul

Korean Artist Hong Sungchul uses string as a medium to print his moving works of art on.  


See his available works on Hada Contemporary

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

CMYK

Product designer Peter Crawley-   creates stitched illustrations by hand piercing and stitching paper.  
 
This Typographic stitched work was created from Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black cotton thread
 

Monday, 24 March 2014

Thursday, 20 March 2014

Thread and Button Bracelets

I made these bracelets for myself.     I did not want the buttons to be the star of the show, rather the pattern formed by the thread as it...freshly found: Button and Thread Bracelets

Thursday, 13 March 2014

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Love - Tutorial


Janny of Que Linda has a passion for string craft and she put together an beautiful tutorial a while ago for valentine's day.  


(Her husband helped her by designing a nifty tool for threading the string!) 


Pop over to her blog to see the tutorial and follow her Pinterest board too

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Some More from Nike...

Yesterday we were inspired by Australian / Greek artist Nike Savvas' woven installations.  Here are some more light, cheerful and precise works from an earlier exhibition with BREENSPACE


 
 

Wednesday, 5 March 2014