This project was an exploration of stitch using silk and wool threads and was done as a technical exercise to explore the properties of thread, fabric and dye combinations.
Gill Roberts, Embroiderer & Corset Maker at Belladonna & Roses
Details of beadwork inspired by the image of a peacocks tail, worked on an emerald silk corset.
Designed in mixed media textiles to complement an antique bag frame.
A hanging, made to commission, using sun-printed African cloth decorated with leaves. Each leaf was embroidered using random-dyed silk threads of differing textures, and with some embellishment with beads to enhance the texture.