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Copse on a hill


Layered organzas on a painted background with dried grasses added in the foreground.


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Lichen encrusted bark


Naturally dyed wools and yarns stitched onto fake fur painted with acrylic paints.


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Gnarled tree


Yarns stitched over cords and infilled with hand embroidery


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Fungi


Bark made from cotton wool and painted with acrylic paint.  Hand embroidery added.


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Rough old bark


Made entirely using raised stem band stitch over a metal frame


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Tree stump


Fabric tie-dyed with potassium permanganate.  Threads, yarns and fabrics couched onto the surface.


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Frosty autumn leaves


Leaves dried and pressed and stuck onto fabric and covered with acrylic wax.  Frosted veins and edges made by couching.


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Autumn decay


Leaves made from painted Tyvek and distressed with a heat gun.  Fungi embroidered onto the surfaces.


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Autumn days


Fence made by painting white cotton with acrylic paints and adding distressed muslins and stitch.  Leaves dried and pressed and supported with iron-on Vilene.


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