Now you have the essential techniques, let’s move on with making a second piece. This time we’ll work with the idea of a landscape to help our composition.
Approximate run time: 22 minutes
Presenter: Linda Kemshall
The other workshops in this course
Running with Stitch – Inspiration and Materials
Workshop 1 – In the first workshop of this course join Linda to take a look at some inspirational images that will inform the appliqué and colour choices. Then make a start with gathering materials and beginning the composition.
Running with Stitch – Reference Images Part 1
On this page you’ll find reference images which you may like to work from when making your free appliqué. These are all original paintings by Linda, made in response to her study of the work of Paul Klee.
Running with Stitch – Composing your Fabrics
Workshop 2 – Work along with Linda to layout the composition of fabrics. Consider the scale of the piece you’re working on and how you’ll layer your fabrics ready for stitching.
Running with Stitch – Stitching
Workshop 3 – In this session work along with Linda to begin your stitching. Linda will show you how you can use simple running stitch to blend or contrast with your fabric layers.
Running with Stitch – Reference Images Part 2
Here are some reference images for your landscape piece.
Running with Stitch – Couching Line
Workshop 5 – In this session we’ll explore how we can add line to our stitched pieces using couching. This is a great technique for adding outline and additional motifs.
Running with Stitch – Final Steps
Workshop 6 – In the final session of the course Linda will show you some of the options you have for using your stitched piece. Maybe you’ll make a cushion, bag, card or frame your work?
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