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Shar's Shibori Resist Cloth - May 2015

Our indigo pot was strong and hearty. I brought cloth to dip into the pot and decided to put little rubber band resists all over the cloth to see what it would do. 70 more words

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Shibori felt brooch

Experimenting with resists and dye on hand-made wool felt has been all-absorbing.

This brooch is the end result of playing with colour and shape.  Must say I really enjoy the feeling of hand stitching onto woollen felt. 65 more words

Dyeing Fabrics & Threads

good morning friday

my life as of right now is a little farmisht. living in florida over the summer takes some soul searching, and rebuilding- whole nother crew than the winter set. 102 more words

Being Jo

Another technique on wool felt using shibori

Following my two previous felt experiments, I made this felt piece much thicker.

Instead of using a dyebath I applied a range of different colours (by insertion) into the wool before steaming.   63 more words


Itchiku Tsujigahana

When I was studying at Morley College, I came across a book in the library called Kimono as Art: The Landscapes of Itchiku Kubota. Turning its pages transported me to a world of extraordinary coloured and textured landscapes, all achieved through stitching, dyeing, ink drawing and embroidery. 808 more words


The sights of Hessler Street Fair

“Peace, love and Lemonade….. Peace, Love and Lemonade… ” the bongo players paraded down the festival at the start playing the bongos and singing this one lyric… and it set the mood for Hessler! 363 more words

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