Fabric Embellishing Techniques

How to make bead dangles

Beading is one of my favorite methods of embellishing my art quilts and other sewing projects, and I like to use lots of bead dangles which are made using several strands of beads which are strung onto lengths of thread and allowed to hang and well … dangle. I just love the way that the …

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Canvas Art: Contemplation

I began work on Contemplation last week and it’s now finished and mounted on a 14″ x 11″ canvas. I usually add paint and texture to the canvas before mounting my textiles, however this time I wrapped the canvas with a piece of fabric instead. I really like the contrasting colors on the canvas. (Update: …

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What I’m Working On: Contemplation

Something a little different – designed in photoshop and printed on fabric. I don’t often work with images of people, but I like her wistful look. buttons … some hand stitches to highlight a few of the background flowers … running stitch around the border … cannot “not” add some beads …

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