Tag: Beaded

"3 Leaves"

An assemblage on paper. The background is acrylic paint, colored pencil and machine stitching. The leaves are paper, acrylic and colored pencil with hand stitching and beads. A straw wrapped with fabric and copper wire suspends the leaves with thread.

Japonaiserie Koi Trapunto Sampler by Cherry Barlowe

A mixed-media stitched Trapunto sampler inspired by the Japonaiserie style that captures Koi fish and water lilies. The mixture of media include an original ink pointillism drawing on cotton, embroidery, bead work, Trapunto quilting and silver wire embellishments of the Koi. Finished size: 215mm x 410mm. My name is Cherry Barlowe (aka Qershi), I was…

Margarita the Clutch

Mixed media tote.  I started with a paper mache egg.  Cut it in to two peices and went from there.  I used paper clay, paint, fabric, beads…you name it…its got it…

journal cover

Journal cover made using discarded fabric scraps.  Stitched onto silk organza underlayer and heavily embellished with free motion machine stitching, hand sewing, embroidery, beads, buttons, ribbon, silk organza, discarded jewelery bits,  milagros, charms, found objects.  Lined with hand dyed silk, and closed with machine stitched cord.

Journal Cover

This Journal cover was constructed from discarded fabric scraps, stitched onto a base layer.   Heavily embellished with embroidery, both free motion machine stitching and hand stitching, found obejcts, bits of discarded jewelry, beads, buttons, and ribbon.  Finished with a machine stitched cord.