Category Archives: Fabric Dyeing and Printing

Colours of India

Still working on the sea themed wall hanging but being distracted by thoughts of a fabric journal based on my visits to India and the fact that it is the 70th anniversary of Indian independence. I have made a start … Continue reading

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Stencilling and Machine Embroidery

I have recently been busy dyeing fabric, stencilling and practising my free machine embroidery and below are some of the results This panel was indigo dyed and then stamped before I stencilled the flowers on using a freezer paper stencil. … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Fabric Paints

Inspired by the indigo bath experimentation and as the sun was shining I decided to play around with dyeing some fabrics in the garden. I used the polystyrene balls again to see what effect I could achieve with fabric paints. … Continue reading

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Another Book Cover?

I seem to be hooked on making book covers at the moment. I have now started a book cover for a friend who is visiting India in April. The fabric has been hand dyed by my good friend Isobelle – … Continue reading

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Experimenting with Flowers

Recently, I have been experimenting with fabric paints and crayons which has resulted in lots of samples of a floral nature! And, now I have extended the floral subjects to my card making

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Teasels and Seed Heads

Yesterday I went to a Gillian Travis workshop which was excellent. There was the opportunity to learn many new tips and techniques and I now have another work of art that needs completing!

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Experimenting!

I have recently been trying my hand at fabric dyeing. So, as ever I have used the first pieces of fabric that I dyed to make this panel. It is based on a marble wall panel that I saw on … Continue reading

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Fabric Dyeing and Printing

I have been experimenting with dyeing and printing fabric – the plan being to use some of the fabric to make book covers for the Quilters Guild tombola at the Festival of Quilts in August. This has been designed by … Continue reading

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