Sketchbook/Workbook Pages Update

Sketchbook/Workbook Pages Update

Kim DeblingKim Debling is a Hampshire, UK based designer and Director of her own company Kestrel Design Ltd. She is mum to Rose and Harvey and wife to her best friend Steve. ¬†She’s fighting off Stage 4 Lymphoma and sharing her story along the way, mainly via...
Leno Weave

Leno Weave

I was looking into Chenille fabric yesterday after reading the chapter about it in The Complete Photo Guide to Textile Art by Susan Stein. In my browsing I read the wikipedia article on Chenille and noticed the link to ‘leno’ was in red. I’d never...
Project 2, Stage 5

Project 2, Stage 5

Firstly, I did some freehand machine embroidery – lots of fun! I took some inspiration from some of project 1s exercises. Its really hard to go in straight lines so I think the best way is to embrace the sketchy nature of machine embroidery – the circles...
Bridesmaids’ fur shrugs completed!

Bridesmaids’ fur shrugs completed!

All cut out, darts sewn, and ready to go… Simply sewn around the edges, leaving a gap at the bottom. Then Notches and slits so that the curves will work properly once turned right way out. All four turned the right way out – I only need three for the...