I am not enough full of myself to think that I can provide the definitive definition of thread-painting, but I think that a lot of what I do qualifies as such. So this month, my month, I want to explore the art of painting on fabric with thread. Because it's really just another form of my favorite thing: putting color on fabric.
Here are a couple of examples to get the creative juices flowing:
Ellen Anne Eddy does some fabulous work with thread. Here is a link to her website: http://www.ellenanneeddy.com/ and her blog: http://www.ellenanneeddy.com/weblog/
Terry Aske has a nice portrait of a thread-painted dog here:
Shannon Conley has a nice thread-painted dog here:
and for those who are not necessarily fans of dogs, Quilting Arts is offering a free ebook on thread painting and sketching here:
Next up: the basics. Threads, needles, fabrics and stabilizers, oh my...