This page showcases some of the beautiful pieces of work that members have created using the samples they have made at sessions.
Some of the members were involved in the challenge to make a small quilt to commemorate those who died in the First World War. Those quilts can be viewed here
Hillary’s quilt of chives has been created by painting them with a toilet roll. The image has been created on previously hand dyed fabric. It has been embroidered and beads have been stitched in.
Hillary has cut flower stencils with freezer paper to create this wonderful flower border. She has then hand embroidered them.
Jan made this quilt at a Gail Lowther workshop. She used some of her hand dyed fabrics for the background.
Corinne’s art quilt was made from fabric that she had previously stencilled. She made leaves in various ways – through monoprinting, the use of a stencil and one of the leaves was created by Isobelle Davis who made it using transfer art paints on satin fabric. Other techniques used are couching and hand embroidery. It has been embellished with ribbon and beads
Isobelle’s wall hanging has been created using transfer art paints and embellished with leaves made from kuno felt which has been painted with trabsfer art paints
Monica’s art quilt has been made with various fabric samples. The design in the black fabric has been achieved using bleach as a resist. The brown fabric has been created by rusting it. The border fabric has been painted with silk paints. The postcard at the top has been printed from computer directly onto fabric and the kiwis have been stencilled onto previously batik dyed fabric using freezer paper.
Fiona made this little basket from fabric she prepared at the December meeting. First of all she dyed the pieces of fabric and then overlaid the colour wth paint using a paint roller with a bark design on it.
Monica made this book cover with fabric that she dyed and then embroidered. The fabric was pleated and held together with bull dog clips before painting with fabric paint. It was then machine embroidered to a piece of procion dyed fabric. Stars were hand embroidered and french knots applied on the body of the birds.
It has taken Isobelle 3 years to complete this beautiful book which is based on the coast near where she lives in Porthcawl. Isobelle has used a variety of different techniques which makes it an attractive and interesting book to enjoy.
Keris’ book is made from fabric that she has painted. It is embellished with applique and embroidery.
Monica made the panel for this cushion at a Dyeing to Paint session. She made the pineapple stencil on the Scan and Cut machine and then transferred the image onto fabric with markel sticks. It was then machine embroidered before incorporating it into the cushon cover.