A little while back I showed some vintage postcards from a friend’s collection. I have scanned all of these at high resolution and recently printed one onto fabric. This cushion is 35cm x 45cm. This idea has lots of potential for preserving and sharing old documents – imagine great-grandma’s birth or marriage certificate.
Digital fabric printing produces photo quality images onto fabric and opens up all sorts of possibilities.
A number of quilt artists use digital printing onto fabric in their work, including Wen Redmond, and Sandra Meech. At the recent tACTtile exhibition in Canberra I saw a couple of pieces by Beth Miller where she had embroidered/machine quilted on digitally printed fabric images which were close-up of tree bark – very effective.
Do you know of any other quilt/embroidery artists who work with digital fabric printing?