Note – This workshop is not about the construction of a garment but rather it is about the art work on your beautiful garment!!!!
In this work shop we will be discovering and using beautiful hand dyed silk mesh. The hand dyed silk mesh has a luxurious drape it folds and twists with grace and the lustre and colour are gorgeous. With this fabric we will be exploring the possibilities of its beautiful drape to create a gorgeous wearable art garment. It is a basic garment shape as the class is not about garment making it is exploring a possibility of hand dyed silk fabric and silk fibres catching them together with free motion embroidery and little hand stitch. I recommend a lovely linen for the garment body making the garment very versatile and wearable they can be gently hand washed.I hope you can join me in this workshop and explore the possibilities and share some laughter.
ps this could be a length of fabric it does not need to be a garment
I am so excited to be teaching at Uluru retreat 2018. environment will be so creatively inspiring . Have a look at the fabulous line up of amazing tutors and activities that this retreat offers, dont miss out on this experience you will need to book soon , if you love the colours and landscape of Australia and are maker you will love this extraordinary retreat. I would love to see you there
Mischkulnig Textile Art 3-day workshop 4-6 August
What I will bring to Uluru as a tutor is a possibility. I will introduce the participants to a glorious hand dyed silk mesh fabric, delicate and light to touch with a sensuous drape and lustre this is the base cloth to be richly embellished and free motion stitched. The cocoon wrap will be a organic free flowing art garment which is fully reversible. The fibres and fabrics we will use will be hand dyed including carefully selected yarns, hand dyed silk fibres and velvets. The beautiful cocoon wrap which will created by the participants will be inspired by the colours of Uluru, sunsets and sunrises, early morning and Kakadu, vegetation and changing light.
“Wrapped in Uluru” Wearable Art Wrap full kit cost $140
I create an emotion, an interpretation. It is an expression of what I have observed, listened to, sensed and carried in my heart, head and hands it is a possibility. I believe the secret to a creative life is let your intuition, curiosity and soul capture the sparkling magic that surrounds us and ever
present at Uluru.
What a fabulous and inspiring destination for a workshop cant wait :-) .The project my class will be based on is a reversible wearable art garment, we will be using free motion machine embroidery hand dyed silk mesh, fibres and lace cutouts to create a lustrous and gorgeous garment which is completely reversible making it so versatile.The techniques we will use are free motion embroidery, hand stitch, cut out lace work, knowing your fabrics possibility using silk yarns and fibers, balance and flow of design, how to make once piece of fabric out of these yummy ingredients.The images below are indicative of the class project and will be updated shortly as the colours and designI would like to be used in the class are to capture the spirit of Uluru and allow the participant to take home with them a a tactile memory.
In this workshop we will be playing with many beautiful hand dyed fibres and fabrics. Looking at how they layer an texture, you will be using vibrant colours to explore the movement and ingredients that make a garden magic. Folding, tearing, colouring, free motion stitching , hand stitching, fusing. creating 3d leaves and flowers pulling together all these elements to complete a framable textile garden art work. You will find plenty of scope to introduce all your own bibs and bobs, this art work will be very organic capturing a garden in full bloom.I look forward to sharing my techniques with you.
Craftposiumn writer http://www.craftposium.com/craftposium-magazine/
Machine quilting Unlimited July/August 2015 https://mqumag.com/backissues/
Creative Workbox August 2015 http://www.creativewithworkbox.com
Instructions on making a silk lap scarf
The Textile and Fiber Art List
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