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Un journal d'inspiration sur la création textile...

Un journal d'inspiration sur la création textile...

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{macramé: half knot spiral} washer & wingnut bracelet By Kate on October 25, 2011 Hello there! I finally got around to posting after a hectic few weeks. I’ve been working on a big project which is all done and dusted now so I will be making more frequent updates between now and Christmas…phew! 10 Textile Artists Who Are Pushing the Medium Forward In lieu of fabric and thread, Ghanaian artist Anatsui creates monumental, shimmering tapestries out of folded liquor bottle caps and copper wire. “The amazing thing about working with these metallic ‘fabrics,’” Anatsui explains, “is that the poverty of the materials used in no way precludes the telling of rich and wonderful stories.” While abstract in composition, Anatsui’s assemblages touch upon a wide array of narratives, from the stories of the consumers who purchased the bottles, to the tale of Anatsui’s early life in Ghana watching family members weave traditional African kente cloths, to the history of alcohol distribution during the African slave trade. Anatsui works with a team of about 30 assistants to methodically crush, link, and twist each bottle cap, eventually producing sculptures that can weave and bend like cloth.

Easy to Make Christmas Ornaments Looking to make Christmas ornaments to decorate your tree with this Christmas? On this page I have some really simple, step-by-step photo instructions for making paper baubles - very traditional, and they just look so great! If you want more ideas, take a peek at my other easy to make Christmas decorations at the bottom of this page. How to Make Christmas Baubles When I was a kid, my parents had some store-bought baubles like this in a plain red. Recently I discovered a tutorial , so now you and I can make them in all colours of the rainbow :-) rolled paper flowers {tutorial Welcome to flower week – five days of simple and delightful flower projects. I could probably do three weeks of flowers because there are so many different ways to create them, but I’ve limited it to five of my current favorites. Before we get started, let me make a few disclaimers: 1. I find inspiration for projects all over the place {online, in shops, in magazines}, then figure out how to re-create them on my own.

Bubble Design This weekend we were doing bubble activities galore: playing and printing with bubbles. Cassie enjoyed both. What inspired us to do this was when we were at friend's house and they had Crayola Colored Bubbles. Full and Textured Fabric Flowers We can never seem to have enough flowers in our house. Or fabric. So, to satisfy both things……..I made some new fabric flowers. Kind of similar to these. But easier and less uniform. Satin Flower Headbands Satin Flower Headbands Remember this post about the pettiskirt? Well, many of you asked about the headband……. Shirred Fabric Flowers {made from knit fabric scraps} I have piles of fabric. Some of it’s purchased with a specific project in mind, some is purchased because the fabric hollered at me to buy it, and the rest is old clothing that I have cut up to use for something else. And sometimes I only needed one little chunk of that old piece of clothing…..so the rest of it goes into a pile.

Draped cardigan / cárdigan plisado When I saw the cardigan Angela had made, I knew that I needed one too.I sewed one inspiring me in her tutorial. I made it ​​the quick and easy way using jersey fabric.All you're gonna need is a sewing machine, jersey fabric, matching thread, pins and scissors. Cuando vi el cárdigan que Angela se había hecho, sabía que queria uno también. Lo cosi inspirando me de su tutorial. Lo hice de una manera rápida y sencilla con tejido de jersey.Todo lo que vas a necesitar es una máquina de coser, tela jersey, hilo, alfileres y tijeras.

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