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  • Writer's pictureRachael Prime

Draw on Halton 2 - Travel

As part of Hazlehurst Studios Draw on Halton 2 exhibition I created one of the largest pieces I have attempted in stitch. Based upon a tiny lichen on a roadside in Widnes I planned the drawing a number of time, sometimes by eye but also with a projector giving me an outline of the piece.

Machine embroidering the final design was tricky as I didn’t want to use a hoop while sewing so I had to attach interfacing to the back which wasn’t as easy as I thought it would be due to the size.

While there is a lot I would change about this piece I am really please with the final design and also the way it was hung in the exhibition (also a new technique for me) can’t wait to try my hand at the next large piece.

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