Freemotion machine embroidery and applique textile art

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Last updated on 14 Dec, 2020

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About DeereyMe

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On Etsy since 2013

Painting my world in thread

I have spent my whole life making things. Like most artists my work has evolved over the years. I have worked with paper, paint and even sponge cake and fondant icing, but my heart has found its happy place among thread and fabric.

I work predominantly in free motion machine embroidery and appliqué. Free motion sewing is where you drop the sewing machine’s feed-dogs (the metal teeth that pull the fabric under the sewing machine needle), switch to a darning foot and suddenly the needle becomes a paint brush. Indeed this is sometimes called ‘thread painting’. I love to paint wildlife and the world around me in thread.

I live in Bath with a very patient man and two black and white cats.

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  • Sue Deere

    Owner, Maker

    I am a self-taught textile artist, principally creating free-motion machine embroideries (thread paintings) of the world around me. Fascinated by nature, wildlife and the beautiful towns, cities and villages in the area around my home city of Bath.

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Last updated on 29 April, 2022
Everything I sell is made with imagination and attention to detail. Thank you for looking - I hope you find something you like!

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I post by Royal Mail (first class) - if you are local to Bath and would like to collect an item, please convo me.
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If you see something here or on my website you like that is not currently for sale or you would like a few changes, please let me know and I will do my best to meet your requirements.