25. May, 2018

Using hot textiles to make the Tree

I wanted to be able to "see" through the tree to the water behind so I decided to try the heat gun technique to make the tree. I cut up tiny chips of fabric and spread them randomly between two sheets of grey polyester organza. I made sure there were some spaces where there were no pieces of fabric. I free machine stitched over the organza to hold the fabrics in place and then used a heat gun to distress and burn holes in the organza to get the effect I was looking for