Rayya Takila Art Blog.

Apr 22

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Stitched rust print
Apr 22

Stitched rust print

Apr 22
I started to combine stitch with the rust prints.
Apr 22

I started to combine stitch with the rust prints.

Apr 22

I found some rusty machine parts in the mill i knew instantly that I wanted to work with them so I took them back home with me and made some rust transfers by simply laying a piece of cotton fabric over the rusty circles and covering with water and leaving them for 24 hours.

Apr 22
The lighting in the mill was beautiful.
Apr 22

The lighting in the mill was beautiful.

I grew up listening to stories about the mills from my Nan who worked in several of them for the majority of her life, I decided to go out and search for the Mills that My Nan used to work in many of them are not standing anymore, but this one called Hartford Mill was.
Apr 22

I grew up listening to stories about the mills from my Nan who worked in several of them for the majority of her life, I decided to go out and search for the Mills that My Nan used to work in many of them are not standing anymore, but this one called Hartford Mill was.

Apr 22
Bailey Mill Tea Room.
Apr 22

Bailey Mill Tea Room.