Thursday, February 21, 2013

Module SIX – Chapter 6 - CUTWORK


In this Chapter inspiration is taken from water or sky collaged designs from Chapter TWO and translated into fabric samples using a cutwork technique. Each cutwork sample is followed by a detailed view of an area.

SAMPLE ONE

Sample ONE 2








Water design


Background is dyed lining fabric with three layers of fabric. The dark “rocks” are reinforced with blocks of dense stitching.

 
Sample 1


Sample 1 detail



SAMPLE TWO


Sample NINE 2






Water design


Ripples in the silk background are made through stitching, two other layers are applied, the dark one is cut, the frothy light blue chiffon is frayed.


Sample 2


Sample 2 detail



SAMPLE THREE



Sample TEN 3





Sky design


The background is light felt, three other layers on top, the last one is an old thick sweater brushed with acrylic.


Sample 3


Sample 3 detail


SAMPLE FOUR



Sample SIX 2











Water design


For this last sample I chose another water collage and on its light felt background three other layers of very thin fabrics are stitched


Sample 4


Sample 4 detail