The Stitched Bird - Embroidery and Painted Silk Artist - Judy T Clayton
This light kimono style jacket is made with a variety of natural fabrics: linen, noir silk, silk/linen, crepe-de-chine and silk/rayon velvet. The fabrics are hand-painted with ombre blended colours created by over layering dye colours four times, the colours prepared by me and the velvet is also hand painted and has a devore screen-printed pattern, designed, printed and painted by me. Steam fixed for colour fastness. It is an unlined garment with French seams with hand stitching in the lapel, hem and sleeves. A fairly free size between a uk size 12 to 14. Shoulder to hem 56cm. Shoulder to sleeve edge with turn-up 55cm. Chest size up to 99cm.