Pages

About Me

My photo

Born in Maryland but became a Pennsylvanian in 1993. Have a great family with children and grandchildren!  Interests in sewing and quilting. Like watching NASCAR races. 
Showing posts with label thread. Show all posts
Showing posts with label thread. Show all posts

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Drawing made out of thread by Amanda McCavour

Here is another drawing made from thread on fabric that disappears in water. This just amazes me! Amanda McCavour is definitely artistic! What do you think?





 farewell-kingdom:
Drawing made out of thread by Amanda McCavour

Amanda McCavour's Thread Drawings

I found this so interesting. Amanda McCavour makes these with her sewing machine, threads,  and fabrics that dissolves in water. Who would have thought? Anyway, these pictures represent her living room. Don't you just love these? I sure do!




amanda-mcavour-1.png
Amanda-McCavour-2.jpg
Amanda McCavour creates incredible images with thread. She describes how she does it on her website:
In my work, I use a sewing machine to create thread drawings and installations by sewing into a fabric that dissolves in water. This fabric makes it possible for me to build up the thread by sewing repeatedly into my drawn images so that when the fabric is dissolved, the image can hold together without a base. These thread images appear as though they would be easily unraveled and seemingly on the verge of falling apart, despite the works actual raveled strength.
The images above are from an installation called "Living Room," in which McCavour made life-sized drawings of all the stuff she once had in her living room.