Make your own textiles using water soluble fabric (tip...use the hospital bags they wash their linen in...they dissolve in the same way and are very, very inexpensive)

Make your own textiles using water soluble fabric (tip...use the hospital bags they wash their linen in...they dissolve in the same way and are very, very inexpensive)

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of lightness and delicacy.

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen before. By using water-soluble fabric, her beautiful embroidery, which is inspired by nature's most graceful forms, gains a new dimension of lightness and delicacy.

Tidal Colours worked on water soluble fabric. Need to get some water soluble fabric and try this

Tidal Colours worked on water soluble fabric. Need to get some water soluble fabric and try this

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads.   This piece Is sold as print and artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website.  Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Threads in the street #1

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. This piece Is sold as print and artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Learn how water-soluble stabilizers help you get the best results from machine embroidery.

The Benefits of Water-Soluble Stabilizers for Lacy Machine Embroidery

Learn how water-soluble stabilizers help you get the best results from machine embroidery.

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. The threads are pressed between transparent glass in a wood frame. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. The threads are pressed between transparent glass in a wood frame. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. This piece Is sold as a print and as artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Threads in the street #3

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. This piece Is sold as a print and as artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Untitled H: 10cm £35    Silk fibres, mixed fabrics and threads, machine stitch    Copyright Jo Hyam 2005

Untitled H: 10cm £35 Silk fibres, mixed fabrics and threads, machine stitch Copyright Jo Hyam 2005

Made from small snippets of thread and fabric stitched between water soluble stabilizer

Made from small snippets of thread and fabric stitched between water soluble stabilizer

You can literally draw ‘freehand’ with the machine or, if you’re a little hesitant, draw a motif onto the fabric using a water-soluble pen and simply follow the lines. Description from ideas.stitchcraftcreate.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

You can literally draw ‘freehand’ with the machine or, if you’re a little hesitant, draw a motif onto the fabric using a water-soluble pen and simply follow the lines. Description from ideas.stitchcraftcreate.co.uk. I searched for this on bing.com/images

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