Africa | Kpokpo cloth (aka. country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Cotton; woven into strips on a tripod loom  then sewn together | Pre 1960

Africa | Kpokpo cloth (aka. country cloth or Kondi gula in Mende) from the Mende people of Sierra Leone | Cotton; woven into strips on a tripod loom then sewn together | Pre 1960

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I treasure the old and worn and refashion them into little textile collages in my attic studio in a converted manse in Northumberland, England. Everything I make is individual and unique. This little wren is hand appliquéd and embroidered on to a support of an old patchwork quilt fragment. I have used some cotton fabrics for the appliqué and hand turned the edges. A very fiddly job! I have enhanced the appliqué with hand stitching.The collage is then sewn on to a piece of mount board to make…

I treasure the old and worn and refashion them into little textile collages in my attic studio in a converted manse in Northumberland, England. Everything I make is individual and unique. This little wren is hand appliquéd and embroidered on to a support of an old patchwork quilt fragment. I have used some cotton fabrics for the appliqué and hand turned the edges. A very fiddly job! I have enhanced the appliqué with hand stitching.The collage is then sewn on to a piece of mount board to make…

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RESERVED Textile Art Piece neutral colored by tinajensenArt

RESERVED Textile Art Piece neutral colored by tinajensenArt

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Vintage textile art dragonflies applique mixed media.  Emily Henson www.facebook.com/bibliboo
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British artist Mandy Pattullo creates gorgeous pieces of stitched and pieced textiles using vintage fabrics and embroideries.

British artist Mandy Pattullo creates gorgeous pieces of stitched and pieced textiles using vintage fabrics and embroideries.

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Textile art hare vintage lace mixed media free motion embroidery applique by Emily henson www.facebook.com/bibliboo

Textile art hare vintage lace mixed media free motion embroidery applique by Emily henson www.facebook.com/bibliboo

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