Latest 'textile experiments' https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/ Latest 'textile experiments' A flower A flower made by hooking hand dyed shaped pieces of wool through a linen backcloth. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108197866 108197866 Sunflower Made from an old blanket and a tweed skirt my friend found in a charity shop! Pieces of woollen fabric were cut to shape and then hooked into a linen backcloth. The centre was made from loops of tweed skirt which were then trimmed to form a mound. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108201343 108201343 Wild Wacky Woman I made this wild wacky woman for Clare for a very special birthday! 'When I am old I shall wear Purple...' https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=148338558 148338558 Haiku Poetry booklet I attended a Frances Pickering Workshop and started work on this tiny booklet. Since then I have made seven more - each one smaller than the previous....all contain Haiku poetry. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326274 105326274 Haiku books A few tiny books in which I've written Haiku Poetry...made from painted Vilene and Lining Paper. Beads and handmade cords added. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108474365 108474365 Nora Nora was made from a Jan Horrox Pattern...good fun to make. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108473229 108473229 'Pathway to Peace' Silver Lining A set of Two Panels. Each small shape is made from an empty Photo film Box and then filled with stitch. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108474753 108474753 Cushion Manipulated circles of felt provide an interesting panel on this black felt cushion. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326289 105326289 Savage Mill here it is again.... I used a Spectacle Case for this tiny Linen Press.... Inspiration from Savage Mill, Columbia, USA. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326300 105326300 Button Bag Clare gave me this printed hessian bag - I stitched on the buttons. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326261 105326261 Wrist Cuff A wrist cuff made by gathering fine exotic fabrics onto a background strip. Beads and a magnetic fastener were then added. Georgina now owns this wrist cuff. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326254 105326254 Box canvas A covered box canvas...using a remnant of quilted fabric. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=108198921 108198921 My Journals Over the past 25 years I have created many journals. I use them for entering everyday notes and also for design ideas.... https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326283 105326283 Stitched vessel This fabric vessel is folded origami style. I then added further embellished triangular shapes and a tiny 'folded thingy' for the centre. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326298 105326298 Paper and Printed Vessel I attended Janet Edmond's Workshop at Art Van Go in September 2010 - from this I created several small vessels all made from paper. Plus one made from stitched fabric. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326297 105326297 Shibori dyed felt by Clare I made the felt into a notebook/album and added beads and yarn. I gave this book to Carole. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=110289688 110289688 City of Diversity (centre panel) detail of kantha stitch hanging approx 90 x 45 cms. This hanging was exhibited in St Albans Cathedral during November 2010. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=105326264 105326264 On going project On going project - watch this space! https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=6840604 6840604 Red Bag This Red Bag was made with left over scraps of 100% Dupion silk prodded through hessian. It is lined in cotton. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=112750600 112750600 Necklet I devised a way of making pendants for silver necklets using a rug hooking technique and dyed Colinette yarn. Wire and beads added. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=139339922 139339922 Design for next rug hooking project Paper cut out ceramic pots used as an outline for the next project.... https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149460851 149460851 https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=169179533 169179533 Pots onto linen Ceramic pots design transferred onto linen ready for hooking with Wigwam yarn. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=149462658 149462658 Holly Dog Designs A beautiful brooch I bought via Folksy website - made by Holly Dog Designs. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=150249308 150249308 Printing Workshop with Jamie Malden Dyed cotton fabrics layered and over printed with fabric paint using Indian Print Blocks. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921432 153921432 Peacock Printed onto dyed cotton https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921433 153921433 Indian Elephant Using a wooden Indian Printing Block I printed this elephant onto a layered printed background of cotton. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921434 153921434 Paper Printed papers https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921435 153921435 Apron Printing with Indian Wooden printing blocks onto cotton apron. https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=153921436 153921436 Barkcloth to Artcloth one shoe 'upper' to be made into shoes for 'Hands Up for Uganda' charity project... https://www.jilltextileart.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=187264982 187264982