OK, first, I can’t believe that I haven’t posted anything since April. APRIL!But though brief, I am going to remedy that now. Here’s a picture and a detail of one of the two best pieces of fabric that I made this year. I got a photo in the booth as I waved bye-bye. It’s a […]
OK, my worktable was a disaster. I needed to sew a bit on the tent, so I had to clean everything off. The tent project ended up to be a life lesson – don’t try to sew through adhesive Velcro! Once I got the gummy balls out of the machine it worked fine again, and
As long as I had the dye out, I decided to try a little reverse dyeing experiment. (Hey, we call it reverse sewing, right?) I put disperse dye on the cloth, let it dry, then bound it and rinsed it with the sprayer hose. Here’s the fabric with the dye on it, after manipulating and before
Here’s a picture of what I have been working on since I got home from the shows:You will need to enlarge the picture to see the detail; I have included an American and Euro 1-cent piece for scale. The fabric is about 19” / 48 cm square. The white vine is stitched resist, the pink
Well, after seeing all the eye candy over on Kay Sorensen’s blog, I was inspired to take a pipe to a fat quarter. (That probably sounds very odd to the un-initiated!) Here’s the result: Thanks for looking, and thanks for the inspiration. I hope there will be more to come!
Lots of recent discussion about pole wrapping, including on the DyersList and on Kay Sorensen’s blog, http://quiltspluscolor.blogspot.com/Here’s a picture of my 9” long, 10” diameter polypropylene pipe, wrapped with 3 1/4 yards of silk broadcloth that was previously snow-dyed. It was folded lengthwise into 6ths – about 7 1/2” wide sections, and staggered so they