Mixed media sewing – The creative processes of tearing, burning, staining, layering, image transfers, knitting, crochet, sewing and using unique design materials such as plastic bags, photographs, yarn, paint and more. (Why not use all of them!?)
More than ever before, sewers are discovering the thrill of combining sewing with mixed-media, showing the world that stitches are not just for fabric anymore!
Here is an example of using this technique in clothing:
Whether you’re already a rule-breaker or you’re looking to improvise by creating fabric and designs that explodes with color, pattern, and soul. I challenge you to liberate your sewing! I give you the green light to make surface design and mixed media art by breaking the rules. This could satisfy your deep down need for justification for NOT sewing on the straight and narrow.There is no right or wrong way of creating.
How many of you have considered trying to make a piece of wearable art? How do you feel about this type of sewing? Do you have a recommendation for mixed media websites to check out? And what is your sewing style?
I would spread the hemline wider then the neckline though as it doesn’t look too gather…
Hi, boning would be good. You have a zip on the side so you only need boning in the sea…
Usually the facings need to be sewn together before the facing is sewn onto the garment…
There’s a burda member here that does that. Her profile is called sassy. it’s a picture…
If you pop up a window to the dress it will be easier to find :)
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Pattern of the Week
A body skimming shift goes mod with graphic stripes and square neckline!
Three videos, a web seminar, and five patterns help you master stretchy stitching.
Try out menswear inspired wardrobe staples, like unconventional jackets and high waisted pants.
Find full size patterns for these, and other gorgeous styles in the spring issue!
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