Applique Architecture

I always start with drawing interesting buildings.

Lots of straight lines, interesting perspectives and usually a multitude of windows!

Using machine sewing and diverse textiles, I have been able to add another element – depiction of textured materials.

From an NTU drawing course in Nottingham in July 2017 

Combined with an applique patchwork overstitching technique I learned from the Living Threads workshops, I started to look at buildings close to me:

Lakeside Pavillion, University of Nottingham

Nottingham Lace Market 

Window frame in Hartington, Derbyshire

Terraced houses in Nottingham

There will be more as I love this technique.

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