Author Archives: zedster66

Organza and Soap

I have a ‘thing’ for organza. I know, I have a ‘thing’ for all fabrics, but there’s something about organza I just can’t resist. Maybe it’s the two-tone colours of some, and also how they can be very different to … Continue reading

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White Nuno Texture

I took some close up photos of the white textured nuno piece I showed last week. I used a few different types of cotton fabrics: some cotton gauze-single pieces and folded over, some scrim, cheesecloth, some natural muslin, somecotton fabric … Continue reading

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More Textured Nuno

I enjoyed making the Nuno piece with lots of different fabrics and very fine layers of Merino, so I thought I’d make a much larger one. I almost completely forgot, but I took photos while I was making it. They’re … Continue reading

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Nuno Differences

We’re doing Nuno experiments at the well being centre for the next few weeks. The first week we made pieces with strips of fabric on top of two ‘standard’ layers of Merino tops. There are lots of different fabric strips … Continue reading

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Orange, Orange, and More Orange

After a few more attempts, I managed to get a photograph of the orange piece I’d planned to blog about last time: I made the piece to sew into a purse/wallet for my friend, but I was concerned some of … Continue reading

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Exploring Fauvism

Apologies for the late post, I planned to post about a new piece of felt but only 1 of the photos wasn’t blurry, so I thought I’d post about Ruth’s Fauvism Challenge. To try and understand Fauvism, I thought I … Continue reading

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Dyeing Silk

Since the house was tidy for Christmas I used the opportunity to do some dyeing. I mostly did fibres, but I also wanted to dye some silk. I have lots of patterned silk scarves, but wanted some more ‘plain’. This … Continue reading

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