Colour, texture and design are the tools of trade for Queensland Textile Artist, Wendy Wright whose exquisitely stitched, embroidered and decorated works of art have won her numerous prizes in prestigious textile and fashion competitions both in Australia and overseas.
Garment made entirely of thread, (17,000 metres) dyed underslip of cotton organdie. Kelp drape of metallic thread. Mask made from Quick dry moulding material, paint and Sulky of America Puffy Foam.
Freehand machine embroidery using two, sometimes three threads, 2 cotton 1 metallic through the top needle and one cotton in the bobbin. Thread quantity not counted.
Twicedyed silk, hand pleated Mokume Shibori
Flowers of the Moon
Black and White wool crepe, freehand reverse cutwork technique, finished with freehand satin stitch. Individually made flowers and leaves, sequinned nd beaded. Cutwork hemline.
Ghost Gum and Bush Blossoms
Wool Challis and dyed silk organza bias bodice. Handmade roses in a variety of wool fabrics, turned leaves of silk and wool are embellished with beads and french knots, fine rouleau trim.