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Exhibition: Resists - exploring resist-dyed textiles across cultures

Exhibition dates: 25 April – 13 December 2018, Leeds, UK

‘Resist dyeing’ or ‘resist patterning’ are terms used to encompass a wide variety of techniques through which fabric is decorated by allowing dyestuff to only come into contact with selected areas of either the yarn or the fabric’s surface.  135 more words


Trials and Tribulations

My first dyeing class of the year went off without a hitch, well the actual class did not have any hitches.  Unfortunately the individual that is supposed to be in charge of the classes has chosen to set new parameters that she let me know about by sending me a very rude e-mail.  555 more words


Fun with Fibers ...

Thanks to my friend K’s enthusiasm for learning anything and all things fiber, I am returning to my fiber work with the most interest I’ve felt since the November 2016 U.S. 566 more words


Learning to Dye

Here’s a close-up image from our dyeing workshop on a warm day in the summer of 2017. 12 more words

2017 Workshop

Dyeing from the Garden

Weaving Knowledge convener Ajarn Nussara Tiengkate teaches about the use of different plants from her garden in the dyeing process. Workshop participant Antonia Behan took this photograph in the summer of 2017. 7 more words

2017 Workshop

Breakdown Screen Printing

Several members had been away at Fibre Arts Australia and came along to the meeting with some show and tell of their class.

Jo’s class -Text in Art Textiles with Claire Benn… 95 more words


The original blueprints. One of the fun things I get up to in France. It’s more of a photographic process than actual dyeing. You need some scary-sounding chemicals (Potassium Ferricyanide and Ammonium Ferric Citrate) which turn out to be harmless if you are sensible (i.e. 238 more words