Friday, May 13, 2011

Flower Power

I've been spending some time here and there enjoying experiments in dyeing fabric using plants. I have been reading Eco Colour: Botanical Dyes for Beautiful Textiles by India Flint. My experimenting has been based on techniques in her book and the possibilities are endless.

I am inspired to find out so many plants in our own yard (and the neighbors' yards!) have the ability to yield color to cloth. Looking forward to the discoveries. Needing to work on my patience in this process, still daydreaming of what might happen if I can bear to let something soak more than a few days...

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Front + Back

Was just thinking - what if next time I stitched on the white side as the front - colors as the back...

Monday, May 9, 2011

open :: part two

I am managing to get some sewing time in - but mostly just in awe of all the inspiration of spring...