Category Archives: dyeing

Shibori

Many years ago I took a shibori class through my Guild. I don’t remember who taught it, but I do remember she made a living through installation art and not teaching or writing books. The best part of the class … Continue reading

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Hosting Inspiration

I hung this on my design wall and a couple weeks later an idea came wandering in. It took another day for it to introduce itself. Once we started talking, I knew I’d met something cool and interesting. It gave … Continue reading

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Sunday Stash July 19, 2020

No fabric in or out this week. I didn’t turn on my sewing machine all week. I thought about it. And I looked at stash fabric. This piece I painted. This piece I dyed and discharged. I’m still thinking. Fabric … Continue reading

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The Original Plan – Thoughts

It feels good when a plan comes together. A piecing project now lives on the table with the piecing machine, and a UFO that needs quilted lives next to the quilting machine. There will be some preliminary stitching done on … Continue reading

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Third Stitching To Dye Finish

The third Stitching To Dye piece went into the second dye bath this weekend. I wanted to make sure it was done for my Art Quilt Group meeting Tuesday night. To recap, here is the finished quilt before dyeing. Here … Continue reading

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Dye Round One

I went on a quilting tear Sunday and dyed the Stitching To Dye #3 piece Sun Yellow. The last step in this experiment is to over dye it one more color. I’m thinking raspberry. I also think I’m going to … Continue reading

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Knowing When To Stop

The Stitching To Dye quilt #3 is now a finished top. There was a bit of auditioning in the sewing room of plain borders and a piano key border, but this quilt wants to stay simple. It told me not … Continue reading

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The Beginnings Of S2D3

Sounds like a science project or a new drug study…. Actually, it’s me pulling fabric for the Stitching To Dye Quilt #3. In this round I need to use black and white prints, solid black, 100% cotton trims and the … Continue reading

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Does It Stay Or Does It Go?

With 2017 just around the corner, I’ve been thinking about creative goals. It’s just as important to decide what has to go to make room for the new. So here’s what I think you’ll see here next year and what … Continue reading

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Stitching To Dye #2 Reveal

Here it is in all its bright blue glory. I admit it’s not my favorite quilt, but it’s growing on me. I had a lot of surprises when this one came out of the dye bath. The list of what … Continue reading

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