I went to Heart Space Studios to do a fab free-machine embroidery course with textile artist Suzi Bancroft. She's a great teacher and her work really interests me. I love the way the threads are left on her work, as if the story is unfinished.
|Copyright: Suzi Bancroft|
I experimented with some scraps of fabric - one piece with raised pattern, which I cut into a heart shape, and stitched with various threads to connect and echo the pattern.
Here it is - still unfinished:
She introduced us to variegated threads - you get a more textured feel to the images, bit like highlights rather than one flat colour.
I had a play with them with this piece I made for a display.
Keep stitching! Keep learning!
Love Alli x