Molas are made in the San Blas Islands off the coast of Panama by the Kuna (Guna) Indians. They use layers of fabric to create reverse, traditional, and inlaid applique. Traditionally, these designs are made using bold primary colors. Molas originated from body paint art and evolved into ... Read More about Molas!
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Includes 24 designs: Five Mola-inspired designs, for the 5x7 hoop, and their center motifs (10 design files in all) Seven Mola-inspired designs, for the 4x4 hoop, and their center motifs (14 design files in all) ... Read More about Molas Nouveau – Mucho Molas!
Embroidery and fabric arts in general, like other artistic expressions, often have a cultural component unique to the people and places from which they originated. Regardless of origin, I've been fascinated and amazed with the richly different expressions of fabric, as well as how borrow from other ... Read More about Cultural
Fringe is one of my favorite embroidery techniques. I add it to every design I think I can get by with. If you are wondering how it works visit my tutorials: Tutorial How to Release Fringe With Water-Soluble Thread and Tutorial How to Release Fringe Without Water-Soluble Thread These ... Read More about Fringe Machine Embroidery