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Studio Time: Fabric Design

(testing squares, the two on left are mine, top right corner used another of my designs)

(pre-sketch with watercolor, acrylic, and ink)

 (in progress) 

 (finished 3'x3' square, eventually to be mounted on padded frame or quilted)

Fabric design is not something I thought I would ever be interested in. Kinda funny considering how much I love patterns and color.  This final project from last semester combined bast dyeing, discharging, off-set thickened dye stamping, fabric paint stamping, and embroidery.  I would like to do this some more... Maybe next semester, with a bit more yardage. Regardless, it was fun even if quite involved.


Linda Starr said...

I love fabric patterns, these are cool, must be a blast even if time consuming.

Alexis L., The Studioist said...

Oh I really like this. What an amazing final project. Can't wait to see more. Textile design is something you should really consider.

Tracey Broome said...

I studied interior design in college and fabrics are just my most favorite thing ever! These look so great and are tempting me to give fabric printing a go. Maybe in my next life I'll have time for all the things I don't have time for right now like fabric design and weaving, sigh.....

Linda Fahey said...

JLu - this is super cool! I love it. It's fun to have other outlets for creativity! thanks so much for sharing the other things you are doing...

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