Thursday, May 21, 2009

Machine Embroidered Book - Pages 1 & 2 ...

The 'Make-Do-and-Mend book' has detachable pages inside - here are the first 2.

Page 1
(left) - machine embroidery on chiffon.

Page 2 (right) - discharge dye/resist technique and machine embroidery on grosgrain fabric.

When the book is first opened, these 2 pages initially appear as 1 (see below) and depict St. Pauls Cathedral (London) amidst the smoke and fires of the Blitz.