March 21, 2013 Mollie Freeman Surface Design

Mollie Freeman:

Creating Texture On The Surface Of Handwoven Fabric,

The Use Of Textile Paints And Discharge Paste For Added Design 

100_0559Holly1My work focuses on creating garments using many different surface design techniques.  Piecing, couching, twin needle stitching and bobbin work are just a few of the techniques that use the sewing machine.   Hand work is also used in many garments.

Stamping, stenciling and silk screening are all part of my design process.  I work on painted warp fabric so the added color and design of a stamp or stencil can be very subtle or quite dramatic.

I find each garment and adventure and a surprise.  A plan is only a beginning!

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Our March program is being moved from the Woodside Village Church to the Sequoia Yacht Club’s meeting room. The address is 441 Seaport Ct. Redwood City, Ca.

Directions to get there are here: http://www.sequoiayc.org/node/49

Check your emails, we will be sending additional information as we get closer to our next meeting.

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