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, freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads.

How to turn fabric scraps into a scrap scarf using water-soluble interfacing - Cecilia Koppmann: RAGS

How to turn fabric scraps into a scrap scarf using water-soluble interfacing - Cecilia Koppmann: RAGS--interesting technique from what I glean from the photos--I could see using this technique for art quilts

Artist Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery

Artist Uses Home Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Most Delicate Forms With Embroidery

Embroidery art often seeks to mimic nature, but Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough has a special technique we've never seen…

"Textiles Project"-Water Solubles and Machine Embroidery with Jan Tillett - YouTube (Lacy stitch bowls)

Textile artist Jan Tillett demonstrates how to use water soluble fabrics to create your own beautiful fabric bowls. Be inspired by this creative textile tech.

Beautiful scarf from scraps using water soluble stabilizer

** Make New Usable Fabric Made Out Of Fabric Scraps Sandwiched Between Water Soluble Fusing

Just Jude: Use Every Wee Bit!  new fabric from scraps and bits

Just Jude: Use Every Wee Bit of fabric scraps by using water soluble fabric and…

Nellie's Needles: Making Trees Tutorial - would like to try this

Machine Embroidered Trees Tutorial by Nellie Durand - using the water soluble backing in two layers and a spray adhesive. Trucks cut and little scraps for leaves.

Picture tutorial: make new fabric using your fabric savings & wee bits of offcuts that are too small to be useful (you can also cut up wee bits of fluffy wool, ribbon, sparkly threads etc.) and soluble fabric

Doing this is such fun - Sewing Applique: Use Every Wee Bit of fabric. Pile on foundation fabric, top with water soluble fabric, stitch around edge to hold in, then meander stitch. Soak in water to remove water soluble fabric.

How to make fabric with the threads and scraps from an Orts Jar stash, using water soluble stabilizer.  The word, "orts" used to popular only in crossword puzzles, but now stitchers of all sorts are keeping pretty jars filled with threads, selvages and other scraps.

This scarf is made with dissolvable fabric from Sharon B's Pin Tangle. A very unique way to use bits and pieces of leftover thread, yarn and ribbon.

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

Australian visual artist Meredith Woolnough creates elegant embroidered sculptures that capture the delicate beauty of nature in knotted threads.

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