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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