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 (mnfblog.com).  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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