Corduroy coat, shadow embroidery

Paula O'Brien, Pavelka Design, art textiles

Corduroy coat, shadow embroidery

Detail of cuff and pocket of corduroy coat

Wearable art coat
Shadow embroidery by machine
1985.

The cuffs, yoke, pockets and back vent of this heavy winter jacket were embellished with shadow embroidery panels and machine embroidery. All the little pieces were caught under silk organza (before fusibles), stitched in place then panel was applied to jacket during construction.

Stolen from Sechelt Sunshine Coast Art Centre in 1992.