Wednesday, April 13, 2011

 Today I have been messing about with my embellishing machine.
 I love the fact that I can use up so many of my scraps and make something useful.
 the machine is very user friendly although it does take time, but I love the idea of no threads & no bobbins.

The needles are very fine and rather expensive and this little play time ended up with four of the five needles broken.


 This piece of colour and texture has a purpose -   I need to add some more scraps and then fuse some nylon tulle over it before it is ready to be used. 












4 comments:

Amanda Sheridan said...

A tip for replacing embellisher needles at less cost - buy hand felting needles and using an original needle to get the correct length, cut off the excess shaft length (I use a pair of headlight snips but any good wire cutter should do it). Much more affordable!

michelle said...

Looks good can't wait to see what your making with it ! really looking forward to seeing your scarf. Hope it doesnt get too cold for you i can't wait for the summer although it has started warming up here now hopefully no more snow but you never know.

Linda said...

Great colours Dian. I too look forward to the finished project. Sorry to hear the needles break so much on you. I'd be so annoyed with that. I suppose there has to be a down side when you are having so much fun............

Dosfishes at Sparkle Days Studios said...

Fun embellishing. I would love to try one of those machines. Like collage with fiber. Once you put it tpgether can you cut it apart and use pieces of it elsewhere? xox Corrine