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Painting with Light and Lumi Inkodye

In honor of Earth Day, I’m testing out a product called Lumi. This fabric dye kit uses the power of the sun to help you blast off in new creative directions. 118 more words

Personal Work

Tuesday Textile - maxwell street

This week’s Tuesday Textile showcases Carnegie’s Maxwell Street – Color #13, a beautiful pattern of hexagons in deep, rich earthy hues.  From the Modern Vintage Collection, stylishly inspired by the great flea markets around the globe, Maxwell Street reflects the art of a historic craft.  53 more words

Corporate Design Interiors

amanda peet's breakfast nook

I was an intern on this project and I just love it! Those textiles are to die for!

Amanda Peet

A Visit to the Renaissance

A few weeks ago, staff of the UMFA collections department unrolled two tapestries in our Great Hall. There was a dual purpose to this work: the first, was to do some gentle cleaning and make condition reports (faithful readers will recall this process from… 493 more words

Plasma treatment of textiles -II

Surface Modification Modes:

Ablation

The ability of plasma processing to break down weak covalent bonds in a polymer through bombardment with high-energy particles is known as ablation. 2,440 more words

Technical Textiles

The Regional Flavours and Global Language of IKAT Weaving

The word IKAT is derived from the Indonesian word Mengikat, meaning to tie. It is a technique that employs resist dyeing similar to tie and dye on warp and/or weft threads prior to weaving. 610 more words

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