Tag Archives: silk

Bengala Dyes by Guest Artist Cathy Wycliff

Our guest artist today is Cathy Wycliff aka Luvswool. Over the past couple of years, I have been experimenting with different kinds of dyes. I started with Wilton icing gels, playing it safe for my first experience. I moved on … Continue reading

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Combining Techniques and Materials

I’ve been planning this picture for a while.  It’s not the first time I’ve combined techniques, but this time I wanted to add more dimension to the picture. It may seem like an odd choice of subject, but my sister … Continue reading

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More Samples with Interesting Results

We’ve been talking on the forum about how important it is to make samples, especially when using new fibers or unknown fabrics.  It’s better to take a little time to make a sample, than to waste a lot of time … Continue reading

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Dyeing for Special Projects

On the Felting and Fiber Forum, I had mentioned doing some dyeing for projects and Zed encouraged me to write about it. I’ve had a couple projects in mind that I needed specific colors in silk and wool and needed … Continue reading

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Take One, Take Two and Roll

While I was getting organized for our trip to Europe, I realized I could use something to keep my jewelry in other than little plastic bags like I have done previously for travel. I devised a jewelry roll with netting … Continue reading

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Third Quarter Challenge 2015 by Carole Gascoigne

Today our guest artist/writer is Carole Gascoigne aka Craftywoman.  She also maintains a Facebook page just for fun — Bagsalicious.  Here is Carole’s contribution for the Third Quarter Challenge. I have to say this is a first all round – … Continue reading

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This and That

While I haven’t been very active on the forum, I have been busy with small felt projects and traveling. Everyone had been interested in what I would do with my “denim paper.”  Well, I tore some of it up in … Continue reading

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