Xiabu explores the potential of the traditional Chinese linen, working with the Chinese Design Centre and Chelsea College of Arts to create new ideas and application for the traditional fabric.
Playfully using drawing, stitch and appliqué to create lyrical samples to express new ideas for embroidery.
The work was exhibited in Chongqing, China and the Chinese Design Centre, london
Drawn, stitched, applique samples on Cotton organza
Drawn, stitched, applique on cotton organza
Stitched, drawn, applique on cotton organza
Stitched, drawn and applique