Kath Danswan textile Artist. keep updated with Kaths latest work and her travels.
Tuesday, 15 February 2011
my first doll!
This is the first doll I have made following the instructions in Patti Culeas book on Doll making. Her body is made from silk then painted and her dress is silk cap pieces machine embroidered between two layers of water soluble fabric. Can you spot the beetle?
I am a textile artist, Author and tutor living in the town of Swindon in the beautiful county of Wiltshire. I have been stitching all my life but only started studying it seriously in 1990 when I discovered City and Guilds embroidery. Since then I have taken a felt making certificate and also a HNC in stitched textiles.I now specialise in machine embroidered silk bowls,felt making & layering fabrics to make accessories.I am a member of the Marlborough & District Embroiderers Guild and co founder of the Great Western Embroiderers, a group of Mixed media artist.I also write murder mystery plays! Visit my web site at www.danswandesigns.co.uk also find me on facebook
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