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Continuing on the itajime shibori road

Those scarves came to me with no colour.  Just pure white silk.  I used them to test acid dyes for a baby wrap, the results of which you can still see – the blue, yellow, purple, and magenta are from that era. 60 more words

Weaving

distilling essences

Yesterday,

Pom and Walnut.

Dyeing in the light of the Super Moon.

And Indigo, of course.

I gave them a Moon Bath.  For the shop soon. 145 more words

Shibori

waiting for the thread to dry...

…is kind of like watching paint dry. Having finished off some orders in this heat I am able to get back to the vat today.  Dyeing a bit of this and that as needed.   460 more words

Shibori

weaving across colors and then some

Some things take a long time to figure out.  I wondered about this quite some time ago while participating in one of Jude’s classes.  Then I set it aside. 25 more words

Shibori

blue days

In early June, I wrote of my delight in finding Memory on Cloth: Shibori Now, Yoshiko Iwamoto Wada’s marvellous exploration of shibori, or shaped-resist dyeing. 933 more words

Shibori Furoshiki (Dyed Cloth Wrapping Paper)

Here are some of Heather’s recent shibori designs. Here they are used as Eco-friendly wrapping paper – a Japanese tradition known as Furoshiki. This is a nice way to present a gift – the wrapping paper is also part of the present. 29 more words

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Winter regnum - a time for crafting

Christmas is over and we are in the strange inbetween time when not a lot happens until after New Year’s Day. I like one suggestion I heard on the radio for a name for this period: the winter regnum. 755 more words

Knitting