Friday, 24 June 2016

Samples 2016: Week 24, Sunburst/Spices

Spicy? More than it looks in the photo! It's really yellow, rust and deep red.

I machine stitched 3 layers of fabric then cut back sections to reveal the different colours. Then more stitch, some worked from the back with thicker thread on the bobbin and some allowing a contrasting bobbin thread to peep through on top.

A teasel brush roughed up the fabric edges nicely, then I finished it with a teeny bronze sequin over the mess of stitch in the centre.

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