Saturday, January 20, 2018

Cloth Works by Trish Williams-update

Greetings All,
Today's Cloth Works update is being brought to via a stove top dyed vintage tablecloth in Rit dark green powder dye.  The cloth was folded shibori style and set in the dye for 24 hours.  Below is a detail of the cloth with the color applied.



Below is an image of the completed tunic and I am loving it for sure.



Friday, January 19, 2018

1st Snow Dye via Cloth Works by Trish Williams for 2018

Greetings All,
Since with had some snow and I am not going to mention the cold, I did some snow dyeing and here are my results.
 Vintage Damask tablecloth dyed with Rit powder dye in scarlet.
I didn't like my 1st attempt so back to the snow bowl and yes I know that this is a colander.
Second and third dye applied (right) and I love the results (left).

 

 
Plum-berry duster was created with the completed cloth.  The jacket has a handkerchief hem and large patched pockets and dolman sleeves.



Sunday, December 24, 2017

Season Greetings!

Season Greetings  to one  and all.


Monday, December 4, 2017

Made in America.

Greetings All,
Made in America" the heart and art of three African American women. Sandra Bridges, Candace Hunter, and Trish Williams.  Coming to the Renaissance Court @ Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL 60608. Jan 6 – Mar 8, 2018, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm closed Sat/Sun. Opening reception Thursday, Jan.11, 2018 from 5:30 pm - 7 pm.



Sunday, November 26, 2017

Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times.

Greetings All,
Here's a reminder of "Dreaming Bigger in Strange Times" at the Woman Made Gallery.

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Crochet w/Vera - update

Greetings All,
Vera and I continue to  meet  and to crochet.  She's growing and creating all the things that she wants and I am so very proud of her.  She inspires me to created from  time to time and I love just meeting and talking with her.  Here are a few of our latest projects.  Below center are a collections of hat that Vera created to wear and as gifts.  She love bright solid colors for now, but she has bought an ombre yarn and I can't wait to see what she creates.


Below is a vest that I created of Noro wool yarn and I am loving it also.  I love the fringe and variegation  of color.  I got to find a new project for our next meeting, but in the meantime I think that I will add fringe to the armholes.



Sunday, November 5, 2017

P.I.E.C.E.S. - update

Greetings All,
Coming to Kennedy-King College in Chicago, IL P.I.E.C.E.S.  The journey continues.



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