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Drawing in Black & White by Deborah Velasquez

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Exercise 36: STITCHED BLOCK PRINTS

THIS EXERCISE INCORPORATES SIMPLE STITCHING AS AN EMBELLISHMENT TO BLOCK-PRINTED ART. YOU CAN ALSO APPLY THIS TECHNIQUE TO PAINTED OR DRAWN PIECES YOU HAVE MADE. THE RESULT MAKES A GREAT GIFT OR GREETING CARD.

MATERIALS

Newspaper or large craft paper

1 or 2 pieces heavy cardstock, 5" × 7" (12.7 × 17.8 cm)

Artist tape

Scrap paper

Carved stamp from previous exercise (or to create a new one, see here)

Ink pad

Hole punch, 1/16" (2 mm) round

Embroidery needle

Embroidery floss

Scissors

Glue (optional)

Image

1. Cover your work space with newspaper or large craft paper.

2. Secure the cardstock to your work surface with ...

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