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“Geometry of Life” Fiber Art

By  Margarita Korioth 

size: 21-1/2"x13"

  • “Geometry of Life” Fiber Art
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Materials

  • Wool roving
  • Fabric of choice
  • Embroidery thread
  • Beads

Tools

  • Sewing machine with free motion capabilities and close toe free motion foot
  • Large-eye embroidery needle
  • Pellon 807 Wonder-Web Fusible Web

Basic Supplies

  • iron and pressing surface, pencil and ruler, scissors, parchment paper, straight pin
  • 1. Cut two 12"x10" panels from parchment paper and 6"x5" panel from fusible web. Layer fusible web on top of one 12"x10" panel of parchment paper. Carefully pull pieces of wool roving and position them on top of fusible web. Cover entire surface with thin layers of wool roving.

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  • 2. Cover wool roving layer with second piece of parchment paper. Iron following manufacturer's instructions. Peel parchment paper off of top of wool roving.

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  • 3. Turn work so parchment paper is facing up and wool roving is facing down. Draw freehand shapes; cut out. Carefully peel wool roving fabric off parchment using straight pin. Position fabric of choice on pressing surface; iron wool roving shapes in place.

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  • 4. Hand-sew and machine-sew embellishments as desired.

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