Tyvek leaf…

Tyvek leaf

Tyvek leaf

I’ve been playing with the Tyvek again and this time I had a go at machine stitching the fabric, using the embroidery foot and a metallic thread, onto a metal framework which I made in the shape of a leaf.  I tried colouring it with different mediums and discovered that acrylic paint and felt pens seem to work just as well as the fabric paints.  I love the lacy effect that can be achieved when heat is applied and, having seen the way the shadow is cast on this photo, I am thinking that using this technique I could make some beautiful votive’s.

3D Tyvek Leaf

3D Tyvek Leaf

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