I have been mucking about with this for a while using textile felt tip pens, gold fabric paint, machine stitching and some hand embroidery and some little square translucent green sequins. I think it’s a bit over the top with the amount of stuff on it but I kind of like it. I can’t seem […]
This embroidery is called “Purple Nevsky Bird” after some drawings I did in the Alexander Nevsky cathedral in Sofia, Bulgaria many years ago. I’ve tried to capture the elaborate wooden gilded carvings that decorated the cathedral interior. It’s purple silk dupion with gold machine stitching, gold lame and purple silk applique and lots of sequins.