Chapter 2. Plain Edges

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Calico coloured with Inktense pencil, washed over.

Decorated using Twin-needle with curved lines to contrast the shape of a Saxon Drinking Horn mount.

Printed poly-cotton sheeting bonded onto backing, and stitched with Twin-needle.

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Calico sponge-dyed with Procion.

Shapes are the side of a Pyramid Sword Mount (not symmetrical) from the Staffordshire Hoard.

Bonded and Satin stitched poly-cotton in a contrasting colour, and decorated in a lighter shade

to represent the filigree on the original.

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Poly-cotton twill coloured with Transfer Paints.

Shape taken from the Chi-Rho initial page of St. Matthew’s Gospel in the Lichfield Gospels.

(Dating from approximately the same time as the Staffordshire Hoard found nearby).

Bonded poly-cotton with Twin-needle stitching in toning colours of the background.

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Calico sponge-dyed with Procion.

The colour picks up one of those in the Liberty print, used for a shape taken from

the dragon on the Sutton Hoo Shield.

Bonded and Satin stitched in another toning thread.

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Calico air-brushed with silk paint.

Strips of sponge-dyed calico, plain cotton, printed poly-cotton, and organza.

Stitched with machine patterns, including some Twin-needle, using colours from the printed poly-cotton.

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Silk noil, rather unsuccessfully marbled with oil paints.

Tissue paper painted with red and orange Procion dye.

Automatic lettering.

Yes, this is the odd scrap of fabric, at least part of one of them; most of the others are left-over bits which I carefully tried to match up so that they were integrated properly.  This one was less successful.

  

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MODULE 3: Flight of Fancy. Chapter 1

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 Chapter 1 001  Chapter 1 002

Chapter 1 003  Chapter 1 004

Chapter 1 005  Chapter 1 006

Chapter 1 007  Chapter 1 008

Overlord Embroidery Caen

The Ruins of Caen (Overlord Embroidery)

Tongan Tapa cloth

Tongan Tapa Cloth

Chapter 1 009  Chapter 1 010

 

Darkest Shades                        Medium Shades

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Chapter 1 014  Chapter 1 015

Chapter 1 016

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