Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Cloth Works updates.

Greetings All,
I have been trying to ice dye and Red/Black/Green piece and here are my two results.  Both are cotton and were 1st dyed Apple Green 45 with Rit liquid dye then dyed with Rit powder dye in Wine and Black.


I love this fan design that I achieved by shibori folding (below).  This has been a great learning curve for sure.



Sunday, September 17, 2017

Cloth Works update...

Greetings All,
I have spent the last week doing some "Ice Dyeing" and I have been loving it.  This piece is a part of a series of pieces that I dyed with Rit Dye in the color of Teal 4 in powder form.  The piece below on the right was done in a folded shibori style that I was not happy with and decided to over dye it with the ice and more of the powdered dye.  I love the pooling that the ice does and adds more texture to the cloth.  





The piece below is the 1st piece that I created with the ice dye technique and I am loving the whole process thanks to Rit Dye.


Saturday, September 16, 2017

Mix Media Works update.

Greetings All,
Here is my latest mix media piece in the series of "The Keepers of the Cloth-II""(50 L x 17 W).
 This is a mixed media of wire, tin,  recycle gifted fabrics, plastic beads, and wood.  Woven fabric that has been painted on a wire mesh frame with key, and quilted silhouettes as embellishments.





Friday, September 15, 2017

Wearable update

Greetings All,
For the past week I have been dying fabric and yesterday I did some ice dying and over dyed some yardage that I didn't like.  I love my new "Cherry Wine" tunic thank to Rit Dye in Wine 10 over some Scarlet dyed Kona cotton.


Thursday, September 14, 2017

More Cloth Works updates.

Greetings All,
Here are my latest for my double dose of  Rit Dye in powder form in Teal done in the stove top method. 

Over dyed vintage tablecloth (below).

Flour sack tea towel (above)

 Vintage table linen (below left) and I am loving the way the embroidery pops.
A vintage tea towel with waffle weave and embroidered (below right).

Monday, September 11, 2017

Cloth Works updates

Greetings All,
I have had the dye pot on for 2 days with Rit powder dye in Aubergine 33 and here are my results and some of which I am happy with and others not so sure.

Aubergine over Lemon and this I am loving.


Flour sack tea towel  dye over screen print(right).

 Vintage  linen  dyed with Aubergine (left)
Another  vintage linen over dyed with Aubergine (right),
 Two  yards of Kona cotton that was shibori folded and overdyed and I am loving this the most.


My final piece for now is 2 yards of Kona cotton dyed in scarlet and then overdyed in Aubergine and I am not happy.  So I go back to the dye pot on this one.

Friday, September 1, 2017

Updates...

Greetings All,
My latest accomplishments have been about fashioning things for others.  I builded two frames to attached Kuba Cloth to once I sewed it to burlap and help with the install.




I've created a waterfall jacket from some beautiful cloth from central Vietnam known as Ta Oi tribes of aLuoi. 



I have also help Vera Agusta create a sweater jacket our of some Bubble Gum Pink yarn and she's loving it.


And I created an improvised sweater jacket out of some variegated bulky yarn with handmade polymer clay button by Anne Pastucha.


















I was borned to create and facilitate...
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