It was a busy day in the Serendipity Studio at the Craft and Sewing Show in Melbourne yesterday. Here are some results from the dyeing session. The luscious purples and plums for the start of the colour wheel fabrics: And some Shibori samples: This is my last show as 2012 Guest Artist and, not surprisingly, […]
This tutorial sets out one method for preparing washable, printed labels for quilts and textile works. I have tried lots of methods and products and find this method quite efficient, reliable and economic for my purposes. (Some people may not like the plastic sheen and texture of the transfer.) You will need: Epson Iron-On Cool […]
It’s always interesting to see what engages readers. Currently the most popular post on this blog is not quilt or textile related but a humble snap of some elf shoes I made from paper napkins for Christmas a few years ago. Indeed, there has been such a surge of visitors via Pinterest that it seemed […]
Today is the last day of the Newcastle Craft & Sewing Show and I will be demonstrating dyeing and painting techniques until 4.30pm. You can also find FREE TUTORIALS on my website.
One of the many things I am trying to squeeze in, before I head out of the studio next week for another adventure in America, is dyeing some shibori pieces for an exhibition in 2012. Some of the taut stitching threads result in weird, other-worldly sculptures: Remember, you can find all sorts of goodies on […]
My fourth and final tutorial as guest artist at 3 Creative Studios is now up: