Make your own textiles using water soluble fabric (tip...use the hospital bags they wash their linen in...they dissolve in the same way and are very, very inexpensive)

Make your own textiles using water soluble fabric (tip...use the hospital bags they wash their linen in...they dissolve in the same way and are very, very inexpensive)

How to make fabric with the threads and scraps from an Orts Jar stash, using water soluble stabilizer.  The word, "orts" used to popular only in crossword puzzles, but now stitchers of all sorts are keeping pretty jars filled with threads, selvages and other scraps.

How to make fabric with the threads and scraps from an Orts Jar stash, using water soluble stabilizer. The word, "orts" used to popular only in crossword puzzles, but now stitchers of all sorts are keeping pretty jars filled with threads, selvages and other scraps.

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads.   This piece Is sold as print and artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website.  Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Threads in the street #1

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. This piece Is sold as print and artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Water soluble fabric behind voile and the stitching dripping off the edge, with a few added beads.

Water soluble fabric behind voile and the stitching dripping off the edge, with a few added beads.

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads.   This piece Is sold as a print and as artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website.  Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Threads in the street #3

This portrait is made of threads, or with other words, it is freestitch embroidery sewn on water soluble fabric, who therefore disappears in water and leaves you with only the threads. This piece Is sold as a print and as artcard. Read more this and watch a work video I made - all on my website. Hope you like it MAD ;-)

Learn how water-soluble stabilizers help you get the best results from machine embroidery.

The Benefits of Water-Soluble Stabilizers for Lacy Machine Embroidery

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

20 Artists Who Took Embroidery To The Next Level

The origins of embroidery can be traced back to the Warring States period in China (500-300BC) and to Sweden's Migration period (300-700AD), and some would argue that it hasn't changed much over the centuries:

How to turn fabric scraps into a scrap scarf using water-soluble interfacing - Cecilia Koppmann: RAGS

How to turn fabric scraps into a scrap scarf using water-soluble interfacing - Cecilia Koppmann: RAGS

A La Claire Fontaine: Anne Honeyman. Keep trying to think of how to make a vase like this.

A La Claire Fontaine: Anne Honeyman. Keep trying to think of how to make a vase like this.

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