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Deborah Wirsu Textile Artist
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Australian artist exploring and sharing contemporary textiles and quilting - Bringing the textiles and quilting world to you!
Australian artist exploring and sharing contemporary textiles and quilting - Bringing the textiles and quilting world to you!

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Have you seen my new GALLERY for STUDENTS and READERS? Since its launch a few days ago I have been flooded with delightful images to load onto the gallery. If you're a follower of my work and would like to share YOURS - for all the world to see and be inspired by - then head over to this post on my website, which will tell you how to submit images https://www.deborahwirsu.com/new-student-and-readers-gallery/
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Free motion thread sketching demonstration featuring a contemporary urban scene, depicting a group of people huddled into their winter coats, as they await the arrival of their bus. Outline stitching using free motion straight stitching, followed by highlights of colour to complete the picture. Thread Sketching in Action is an ongoing series of thread sketching, thread painting and free motion stitching demonstrations, brought to you by Deborah Wirsu Textile Artist. Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Thread sketching Pet Portrait demonstration using bright non-realistic fabric colours, collage techniques and free motion stitching to create this cheerful Puppy in Pink for Thread Sketching in Action No 87. Thread Sketching in Action is an ongoing series of thread sketching, thread painting and free motion stitching demonstrations, brought to you by Deborah Wirsu Textile Artist.
Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Thread painting demonstration featuring our 'Best Friend' - our pets. This dog portrait is thread painted using straight and zigzag free motion techniques, and many thread colours, on a digital base. Deborah Wirsu offers regular classes and demonstrations of thread sketching, thread painting and textile art. Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Thread sketching demonstration again featuring the human form, this time inspired by the art of ancient China. A combination of digital imaging, drawing and thread sketching are combined to create this Asian design of a wise member of the the community in the 13th or 14th century. Deborah Wirsu offers regular classes and demonstrations of thread sketching, thread painting and textile art. Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Puckering when thread sketching or thread painting is a problem that confronts many of us - and it's a topic I get asked about over and over. This free eBook 'Puckering When Thread Sketching (and How to Avoid It) will guide you through selecting the right fabrics, threads and stabilisers, and offer tips for stitching your work. Get your free ebook now!

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Check the Tech is a thread sketching demo of human figures (with phones!). Drawing the human figure with thread creates an unusual and interesting look that can be finished with colour, or left as a simple monochromatic sketch. Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com

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Take a creative thread class with me http://learn.deborahwirsu.com
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