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Andy Warhol once said, "Art is whatever you can get away with". This is my version of abstract fabric art. Use your imagination and see what you come ...
For this project you will need a sewing machine, thread, scissors, wonder-under fusible webbing (purchased by the yard) cotton fabric scraps or old sh...
For the background piece, allow 2" extra on all 4 sides for wrapping around and gluing to the back. Place a safety pin where the corners of the canvas...
Iron a piece of fusible webbing onto a fabric scrap paper side up. I used about 3 yards of fusible webbing for this project.
Cut out different sized shapes. If you have a particular design in mind figure out before what colors you want where. It might be helpful to draw your...
After you get the shapes cut out then you peel the paper backing off. If it does not peel off easily, try ironing it again.
Arrange your pieces and then re-arrange until you get them the way you like.
The fusible webbing keeps the fabric from slipping around while sewing it down to the background fabric. Make sure you iron the fusible side down, oth...
Select a wide zig-zag stitch on your sewing machine. shorten the stitch length and zig-zag around each piece to secure it to the fabric background. Af...
place the fabric on table right side down. Center the canvas on top of this right side down also. bring the fabric up and over to the back of the canv...
hammer 2 small nails to the back of the canvas about 4" from the top. tie string to the nails and hammer the rest of the way in. Your artwork is ready...
Here is another version. A colorful street scene.
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