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Nearly done, and some history

The Dragon pouch is nearing completion. Two more fingerloop braids for the drawstrings, bulk up the tassels and some reinforcing around the closure and I will be done. 454 more words


Dyeing and Breaking Down

Also as part of our ‘other skills’ module we looked at dyeing, breaking down and printing fabric. It is very common in the theatre to have to dye and print fabric for all kinds of different reason. 771 more words

Johnston Collection Christmas

The Johnston Collection Christmas exhibition ‘Twas the Night before Xmas’ is up and running so it is now okay I think to put up photos of the items I made to contribute to the front hallway. 485 more words

Hand Embroidery

December 2014

It’s an early blog this month. It seemed appropriate to post at the end of the era of the weaving workshop rather than the end of the month. 3,600 more words

Indigo Dyeing in Wakayama

The art of shibori indigo dyeing gets its roots in Japan, most popular during the Edo period, though in the recent resurgence of homemade chic in fashion, I’ve seen it everywhere of late. 831 more words

A Change in Light Can Make a Difference

The three pieces shown above have been hanging in one of my studios for a while. As I have walked past them over and over I noticed how the way they look in real life looks nothing like how they look on-line. 223 more words