Category Archives: Fabric manipulation

Honouring Good Men

Along with working towards the MELD exhibition in October I have entered a few other exhibitions this year. Stitched and Bound – back to the Razors Edge is the tenth in the series of juried exhibitions presented by the WAQA … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fashion 4

Last week, our penultimate session, we were challenged to ” just do it”.  Get out your fabric and your prints, look again at your models, and create a garment or a piece of a garment, on the dummy. I looked … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fashion 2

The third session in the course involved the shortest and possibly the most comprehensive demonstration of how to screen print that I’ve ever seen! I agonised about what to use as a stencil for the printing part and as usual … Continue reading

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Pop Series

I have made a series of 30 x 30cm canvasses called “Pop”. The first two were exhibited at the Perth College art exhibition in March. These four were commissioned from the exhibition and complete the series. I am often asked … Continue reading

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Contemporary Fashion

Julie and I independently enrolled in a short course at Edith Cowan University on Contemporary Fashion.  We’ve had two sessions so far.  We all drew lots for an object from which to take design ideas.  I got a ratty old … Continue reading

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Red Piece wrap up

I finished my last piece last night (thanks Liz!) and blogged it on my own blog (  Now to get on with the February program. Actually, I’ve just checked and I’ve completed Feb’s objectives so will move on to March. … Continue reading

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Long weekend handbag session

This past Australia Day long weekend I trialled a product called By Annie’s Soft And Stable, an interfacing for handbags which I’d bought last year at a Craft Show.  It was said to be superior to other interfacings in that … Continue reading

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