a textile jellyfish installation by sayuri sasaki hemann <3

By Japanese born, Iowa based artist Sayuri Sasaki Hemann. These gorgeous fabric jellyfish, and felted anemones were part of a huge installation at the Portland airport in titled “Underwater Flight”.

JUDY MARTIN : Rough couching, over raveled weft threads, un-separated floss, and narrow strips of denim. It evokes Starry Night. "The threads and fabrics are familiar things used in an unfamiliar way. What is usually used to make a neat seam or a mended pocket, is used here in a messy and raveled manner." Read her post and enjoy the detail photos.

JUDY MARTIN : Rough couching, over raveled weft threads, un-separated floss, and narrow strips of denim

Glossary-27 patterns  Sawdust and Embryos: Glossary of Design Terminology ~ Choosing a Pattern

Glossary of Design Terminology ~ Choosing a Pattern

Creative Textile Art

Creative Textile Art - forgetting the rules. by Rosemarie Smith [Kersbrook Training]

Sculpture? Fabric? Yes and yes… but also… jewelry! What!? This is the delicate, whimsical, gorgeous work of Japanese-born, US-based artist Mariko Kusumoto.

Mariko Kusumoto, Japanese-born, US-based artist Brooches, bracelets, and necklaces that look like they were found in a mermaid’s jewelry box.

colors

Mexican serapes, or long blanket-like shawls popular in Mexico. The colors are a great example of how colorful and vibrant the culture, food, music, and people are.

17th century embroidered jacket and painting. Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003.This is the earliest known example of a textile shown in a painting where both the painting and the textile still exist. It slightly post-dates the Elizabethan period – the jacket was made in 1610 and altered in 1620. The sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger.

century embroidered jacket and painting ~ Victoria & Albert Museum, May 2003 (textile shown in a painting still exist, the jacket was made in the sitter is Margaret Laton and the painting is attributed to Marcus Gheeraerts the Younger)

eternal lace' by Laura Anne Marsden, a textile designer who created a technique for transforming waste plastic bags into lace via a combination of traditional hand-stitch and needle lace-making, along with various processes to change the properties and appearance of the plastic bags ...She forms her lace into jewelry, wall adornments, Christmas ornaments, pilllow covers.

Laura Anne Marsden is a textile designer who created a technique for transforming waste plastic bags into lace. She uses a combination of traditional hand-

wallhanging;   oh, so lovely.... what I wish I could have done..... I wonder if the sewer and I would have anything else in common.... perhaps she is a soul such as I, or maybe we meet at this picture alone.  I'd like to think we'd sit well together over a nice cup of tea.

Well, I was all set to post early today & have almost a whole day of catching up with all the things I should have done before like finishin.

Edwardian Clothing at Vintage Textile: #2812 lace wedding dress

Another splendid lace wedding dress, this one from It has been made from delicate embroidered net lace with bold accents of textured guipure flowers. I love the train.

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