Stencilled fabric

30 Apr

Stencils made from adhesive film. Fabric is IKEA linen-cotton tablecloth. Permaset Aqua fabric paint. A little onscreen colour tweaking.

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Reverse applique

28 Apr

Jersey on jersey. Cotton embroidery thread. My design based on Islamic geometry. See Sept 2014 entry on this blog for design details.

 

 

Needlepoint completed

28 Apr

Crochet and mental health

27 Apr

Wollongong university study examines mental health benefits of crochet
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-04-25/crochet-fans-help-psychologists-create-case-for-mindfulness/9691612

Fairy house for 4th birthdays

11 Apr

Peg doll blanks and felt from Friendship Tree, High st, Northcote. Laser cut boxes and balsa wood from Lincraft. Japanese tiny bowls and other tiny things from Daiso. Rug woven by me. Sofa covers designed by me and printed by Spoonflower. Hello Kitty fabric from Nomura Tailor, Kyoto. Artificial plants from Aldi and Northcote Plaza $2 shops. China from Kmart toy department and Japan. Table mats from Kmart. Battery lights from Coles, lampshades made from Ikea paper blind.

Needlepoint

11 Apr

Started some years ago. Now being finished. Made up as I go along using formula of random squares and triangles.

Lino print to stencil print

11 Apr

Stencils made from adhesive peel-off-back paper. $1 from Kmart stationery department. Fabric paint is Permaset Aqua series, non-toxic, water-based. From Art Stretchers in Northcote and Deans in Gertrude st. Foam square paint brushes from Target, $3, for dabbing on the paint. Design by me, based on similar designs I have done on lino, shown in final photo. Colour is fixed by ironing when dry.