Category: fabric

India Flint – being (t)here 2021

I joined India Flint’s year-long online workshop. There is no one like India. She frees up my somewhat-restrictive mentality and makes it easy to try new things without a lot of pressure for perfection....

Stitcher’s sketchbooks

A spur of the moment project – Stitcher’s Sketchbooks as taught by Ali Ferguson via TextileArtist.org. I enjoyed making these and I’m glad I did, but I’m not sure I will use them as...

Golden houses backgrounds

I had a lot of fun applying a layer of stitching embellishments to each of the 12 golden houses. Then I chose some tentative backgrounds to stitch them to, eventually planning for a patchwork...

Mask 3

I had fabric strips left over from the boat basket so I thought I would try them as weft. I am feeling a lot more comfortable with the steps of making these masks. It’s...

Year end transformations

I’ve been working on dyeing some of the Maiwa garments over the holidays. The project has taken on a life of its own, as usually happens when I start dyeing. First I realized that...

Scoured and snowed on

Although the holidays are bearing down and it is not time to start a major dyeing project, I did manage to scour these two tops purchased from Maiwa. I hung them outside on the...

Regrouping

I just went away for the weekend – a quick trip to Connecticut – but I feel very disconnected now that I’m home. Stayed at my niece’s one night and two nights at a...