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red flowers are arranged in a circle on a white surface, as if they were made out of yarn
I Use A Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Fragile Beauty With Embroidery
I hope to capture the power, beauty and fragility of nature in knotted embroidery threads. The work explores the sculptural possibilities of a unique embroidery technique that utilizes a domestic sewing machine and a base fabric that dissolves in water. By repeatedly stitching threads into dense structures I create intricate and complex openwork compositions that mimic natural forms and structures.
two different types of art work with the words lily pad embroideded art
Lily Pad, embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
An embroidered artwork mapping the veining network and beautiful colours of the underside of a water lily leaf. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. To see more of my work or learn more about this artwork visit my website: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au
a blue and white plate with circles on it
I Use A Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Fragile Beauty With Embroidery
I Use A Sewing Machine To Capture Nature’s Fragile Beauty With Embroidery | Bored Panda
an orange piece of art that looks like flowers on a white surface with no one around it
Meredith Woolnough’s Embroideries Mimic Delicate Forms of Nature — Colossal
an image of a green leaf with the words hydrangea leaf embroidered art
Hydrangea Leaf embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
An embroidery that maps the internal vein networks of a single hydrangea leaf in vibrant green threads. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. To see more of my textile artwork or to learn more about this embroidery technique visit my website: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au
the red coral circle is shown in three different colors
Red Coral Circle embroidery art by Meredith Woolnough
Ethical and beautiful coral art for your wall. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. To see more of my textile art work or to learn more about this artwork visit my website: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au
an orange flower is shown on a white surface
Meredith Woolnough - ArtisticMoods.com
Meredith Woolnough - ArtisticMoods.com
the cover for coral fan color study
Coral Fan Colour Study, embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
A colourful embroiderd coral you can proudly (and ethically) display on your wall. This embroidery was created using a unique freehand/freemotion machine embroidery techniuqe. To learn more visit meredithwoolnough.com.au
a large green leaf shaped object on a white surface with thin lines in the center
Home — Meredith Woolnough
My Kidney fern (2019) was one of my favourite pieces from the Biophilia exhibition in Canberra last year. It was one of the last pieces I made for the show and it sold so quickly so I feel like I didn’t get to spend enough time with this piece. So it was worth a revisit here today. This piece was a study of a single leaf from Hymenophyllum nephrophyll which is a delicate, filmy fern native to New Zealand. I aimed to depict the intricate veining system in the leaves as well as the soft g
two leaf shapes with the words begonia leaves embedded in them, on top of each other
Begonia leaves embroidery art by Meredith Woolnough
The two Begonia Leaf textile artworks were inspired by my visit to the Ballarat begonia Festival at the Ballarat Botanic Gardens. There is huge variety in the shape, patterning and colouration of begonia leaves. I personally love the asymmetrical leaf varieties with bands of purple and green. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. To see more of my work or learn more about this artwork visit: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au
Most coral's are made up of large colonies of thousands of individual animals; coral polyps. The soft tentacles of coral polyps are mostly extended at night so we rarely see these creatures in action, or at all. This piece takes inspiration from these elusive creatures, depicting a maze of twisting tentacles without the corals calcium carbonate skeleton that we know so well. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. Action, Thread Painting, Embroidered, Fabric
Coral Polyp Square, embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
Most coral's are made up of large colonies of thousands of individual animals; coral polyps. The soft tentacles of coral polyps are mostly extended at night so we rarely see these creatures in action, or at all. This piece takes inspiration from these elusive creatures, depicting a maze of twisting tentacles without the corals calcium carbonate skeleton that we know so well. This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric.
the cover for under the microscope, with blue circles on white paper and text underneath it
Under The Microscope, embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
As the name suggests this piece is inspired by the view of cells under an electron microscope. The piece focuses on the repeated patterns of overlapping circles of varying scale. 2015, Embroidery thread and pins on paper, Framed in white shadowbox, 93 x 93cm This embroidery is created using a unique freehand machine embroidery technique on a water soluble fabric. To see more of my work or learn more about this artwork visit my website: www.meredithwoolnough.com.au
the coral structure grid is shown in blue and white, with text overlaying it
Coral Structure Grid, embroidered art by Meredith Woolnough
A series of nine structures inspired by coral. This artwork was embroidered using a unique freehand/freemotion machine embroidery technique. To learn more visit; meredithwoolnough.com.au
four red parasols are arranged in a circle on a white surface with shadows
Meredith Woolnough - ArtisticMoods.com
Meredith Woolnough
a red piece of art that looks like corals
Meredith Woolnough