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Wednesday, 28 March 2012

"Decay Of Decadence", more swatches..:D

Here is the cover and poential mood board for my swatches....they are my 8 final swatches and a picture of a girl in and old worn dress holding dead grass from the magazine "bloom",

Heres my colour story I went with the middle shades of orange and brown,

Bleach on black jersey,

Latex and string,

Lino flooring,

Knit from the knit machine..

Lino and calico tied together with wool,

wool felting,

Hessin and calico dyed orange weaved with a latex pattern on it,

Calico and latex dyed orange,

Hessin and muslin, the technique I used on the muslin is called chibori.

random brown fabrics gathered and stiched on to hessin,

Gathered fabric stiched on to cotton,

Chibori on a larger scale, dyed orange with brown latex dots,

dyed muslin and calico gathered and overlapping,

calico folded in to scale like shapes stiched on, overlapping and dyed witg coffee,

Bark chips attached with orange wool,

calico, loose hesssin, and rug plan covered in paper mache or brown polyester,

Brown and orange cotton string knitted together,

fabric gathered and overlapping,

My two final fabrics,