Exploring texture and pattern with Sue Stone – an online textile art course from TextileArtist.org
Class 1.1 The Potential of Running Stitch- Spacing Variations
A. Perle Cotton #8 white, moderated running stitch 3 lg stitch row, 1 sm stitch row
B. 12-ply silk, Navy – brick format
C. 100% tapestry wool, natural colour, variagated columns
D. Indigo-dyed cotton ‘yarn’, variagated colour, spotted effect
Class 1.2 The Potential of Running Stitch – Mixing in the needle
A. 3-strands of silk in two tones of blue. Spacing began with a tight brick format and loosened as the sample progressed
B. Perle Cotton # 8 in complimentary colours, royal blue & gold. ‘Traveling’ columns for spacing
C. Handspun wool, natural colours, 3-strand silk royal blue. Bulky columns that take on a pebble like appearance.
D. Vertical/Horizontal 1-strand 100% wool, yellow and 3-strand royal blue silk. Straight stitch around circle of negative space.
Class 1.3 -New Directions
1.4 Layering Stitches
2.1 Exploring the Backstitch
2.2 Drawing with Backstitch