Category: fabric

re-entry

Rain today. So welcome. I went to a family reunion – brothers, sisters, partners, kids. And my son came from Denver. This was a big deal because he hasn’t been east in don’t-know-how-many-years. He...

Consolation cloths

I canceled our solstice party today. I was really geared up for it, crossing off to-do lists, cleaning house, soup and bread in progress. But it was getting far too complicated due to Covid....

Natural selection

This morning, I was contemplating how squares might fit together. I grabbed a selection of four-inchers and laid them out. My desire for order asserted itself strongly. I was missing one piece needed to...

Cyanotype on linen

I really like how this turned out. My first cyanotype on fabric, specifically linen, using leftover chemistry from the goldenrod project. The composition is crowded but it gave me information on how the different...

Deep greens and blues

This is to document a therapeutic process more than an actual plan. Sometimes I just want to match colors and sort scraps as a kind of comfort. Today these blues and greens really spoke...

RFD Linen squares

RFD = ready for dyeing It was quite handy to have a stash of precut, prescoured, pre-soyatreated, cured linen squares. When the urge to dye strikes, I can just grab one and throw it...