Embroiderers & Fibre Artists NeedsABACA PAPER/TISSUETEX
(manilla hemp) Assorted blended colours Apply, tear pieces into your work.
45 x 70 cm pieces. $7.50 each
Undyed $5.00 per metre
Good selection of colours available, can be used as overlays etc. 70 x 70cm.
Use with embossing powders, heating/shrinking Tyvek, Fibretex, Softsculpt, Xpandaprint, Polyshrink, burning fabrics etc. An essential tool. $80 each
Amazing selection of colours. Use on paper, fabric etc. Heated with Embossing Heat Gun.
A manmade fabric, like fake suede. Lovely & soft, great for polysols. Paints & burns beautifully.
For applique and also for masking fabric for painting and screening. (38 cm wide).
$2 metre or $20 a box of 12 metres
Durable, non-toxic plastic sticks. Use oven, toaster, hot water to soften. Use for accessories, home decor, jewellery & wearable art projects. Many colours. $3.50 each
Metallic filaments, ideal for stitching & layering techniques. Fuse with iron.
Great range of sparkling colours.
$5 per 5gm pack
A non-woven fibre that comes in several weights. Paints, dyes and because of the translucent nature good for overlays. Similar to pelmet Vilene but can be heat gunned and burnt back.
$10 metre – fine weight
$4 metre - gold fine weight
$14 metre - medium weight
$8 metre - heavy weight
Small jars. Mix with Textile Medium for the ultimate in the metallic look. Some powders appear white but when mixed with the Textile Medium the colour will show. Glitter Red, Glitter Pearl, Glitter Gold, Sunshine Gold, Copper Pearl, Lilac, Copper, Antique Silver, Blue, Rich Gold.
5 gm jars $10 each
This is an environmentally friendly fusible that is solvent free & recyclable. A very fine web to create a bond without adding bulk. Suitable for a wide range of fabrics. 50 x 250 cm pack.
$20 Black & white available.
PLEXI 400 STRETCH ADHESIVE: Applied to fabric surface with container applicator nib. Leave to dry, then finger press metallic foil on to glue surface.
$8 for 60 ml container
Single sheets: clear, black,canvas white & translucent, 20 cm x 26 cm. Draw, paint, rubber stamp, cut & bake. Shrinks to 45% of original size.
$3 sheet with instructions
A super quality water soluble film of exceptional strength & thickness, dissolves in cold water. Use with or without hoop for machine stitching to make lace-like effects which can then be moulded, used as applique or become the finished product. Range of pack sizes available.
$16 a metre.
RUB 'N BUFF
(Treasure Gold) Apply with fingertip or sponge paintbrush. Buff with a soft cloth. Ideal on Friendly Plastic, candles, stencils, highlighting frames etc. A range of colours available.
Cut mirror glass. Small circles 30c, large circles 50c, small diamonds 40c, large diamonds 65c. Stitch instructions.
SHIVA PAINTSTIKS IRIDESCENT Popular for colouring fabrics, rubbings etc. A range of colours plus Blender. Colour chart available. $15 each
Mini iridescent stick packs – metallic - gold, silver,& copper; spring - turquoise, pink & leaf green; summer - green, dark blue & purple; autumn - red, orange & light gold; winter - white, charcoal & brown; - $30
Cedar Canyon stencils A4 size - 4 leaf designs $15
Ideal for bonding fabrics, threads and fabric scraps.
$15 for 25 gm container
For use with metallic powders.
$8.50 for 120 mls
White gauze specially treated to ‘burn away' when ironed. Saves messing around with water. 84 cm wide
$13 metre, $6.50 half metre,
$3.50 fat quarter
TYVEK – (Fibertex)
Available in soft textile or paper quality that can be coloured, stitched, printed on. It shrinks & distorts with heat. Full instructions.
$5 fabric - 50 x 75 cm.
$5 paper - 50 x 45
VILENE - HAT
Firm vilene not normally available in shops. 93cm wide.
VILENE - PELMET
Really heavy vilene, difficult to find elsewhere. 90 cm wide.
Paper backed adhesive for bonding/appliquing fabric and for painting. 90 cm wide.
Cold water soluble fabric. Great for machine stitching. Easy to use. Two widths available
150 cm wide - $17 metre
75cm wide - $8.50
A non-toxic printing/painting medium expanded by the application of heat to give a raised 3D effect to be coloured and stitched. Information sheet. Available in white and black
$10 for 30 ml jar