Helen is doing some rare counted cross stitch, from a chart in a very old book.
Maybe for one of her great grandchildren?
Tricia took an ATASDA workshop with Marie-Therese Wisniowski on Disperse Dye and Transfer Printing. Marie-Therese has been using a technique she calls Multisperse Dye Sublimation. Here are some of the pieces Tricia produced in the workshop, with some brief explanations of the techniques used. To know more, you'll need to take Marie-Therese's excellent workshop!
|Stencilled and torn paper elements|
|Stamped with gesso and overpainted|
|Crumpled paper, painted|
|Layers including print from crumpled sheet above|
|working with stamps and torn strips|
|Working with plastic stencils and painted elements|
|More stencils and stamps|
|cutting apart and reassembling sheet|
|Leaves as resists and using shadow elements|
|Leaves as layers|
|Leaves and shadows on organza|
Some of us swapped postcards again, as usual. Here's Carol's:
And here's Tricia's:
This one has a section of paper serviette adhered to fabric and embellished with buttons.
Our collaborative work is really coming along nicely. Almost all of us have finished our section of the work. Here's how they looked: