Wednesday, October 24, 2007

city life

MX dyes on cotton canvas with beads and buttons. Cotton cording. No batting. 14 1/4" x 59 1/2" $250.00

Thursday, September 20, 2007

where fiber meets the computer age

MX dyes, both immersion and with thickened alginate. Machine cording and beads and buttons! The black beads are faceted glass, the white buttons are vintage plastic, and the small rectangle beads are shell. All on #10 canvas. 15" x 40".

Sunday, September 2, 2007

sprayed MX

Good old MX sprayed over sumack leaves. Outlined in rayon cording. This fabric is a heavy ribbed cotton bordered with duck. 15" x 44 1/2". $80.00.

Thursday, August 30, 2007

quilted wall hanging

100% hand-dyed cotton, polyester batting.
Fabrics hand printed using mx and remazol dyes. Machine pieced. Machine cording. 12 1/2" x 35 1/2" $125.00

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Thursday, August 9, 2007

Odd Squares

Cottons hand dyed with fiber reactive dyes. Machine cording. Polyester batting. 14" x 36".

Tuesday, August 7, 2007

dropcloth pillow

100% cotton canvas pillow with polyester filling. Center black and yellow fabric created using reactive resist method. Pink border was Low Water Immersion. Main fabric was from a dropcloth deliberately stamped. Solid black back. Center buttons front and back. 14" x 14"

Sunday, August 5, 2007

From Fuschia and Turquoise

100% cotton. Low water immersion. Machine cording. On its way to Tamarack!12 1/4" x 35 1/2"

Monday, July 30, 2007

Dream State

100% cotton canvas. Center front piece MX dyes applied by rolling, stamping, spraying, and dripping. Border (and back) reactive risist method using Remazol and MX dyes. 14 1/4" x 51"

Sunday, July 29, 2007

Second Tamarack order

Traditional pieced tumbling blocks pattern. Crackle was achieved with potato dextrin. Orange and yellow applied with sponge brushes. Black fabric had dye rolled on. 100% cotton canvas with polyester batting. 15 1/2" x 23 1/2"

Table runner or wall hanging. MX dye sprayed over sumac. Darker leaves had dye rolled on then they were used as a stamp.
Darker leaves are Sweet and Sour vine and May Apple. Machine cording outlines leaves. No batting. 14 1/2" x 45"

100% cotton canvas. Created with colored corn dextrin. Machine cording. Polyester batting. 14 x 35 1/2

100% cotton canvas. Potato dextrin and sponge brushes. Turquoise piping around reverse applique square. Framed. (not part of this Tamarack order) 10" x 12" For sale: $40.00

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Inner Workings

The second in a series! 100% cotton and again with the embroidery, scout badge in the hand (a treasure chest) and a spider on the brain! 13" x 13" $200.00

Saturday, July 14, 2007

My Psyche

It's stuffed! Hand-dyed fabrics with hand embroidery. The center of the hand sports my old girl scout badge with a girl on a flying carpet! The head has a crazy eye and a spider with her web in the brain area! This was lots of fun to do!
17 " x 17" $200.00

Thursday, July 12, 2007

First Order to Tamarack

55%linen, 45%cotton. All fabrics were immersion dyed. The turquoise lines are machine cording!

Cotton canvas. Colored corn dextrin resist. The turquoise was in the dextrin and after it dried, I sprayed fuschia over top! The white lines are machine cording.

blind tucks

55%linen, 45%cotton. Beaded and quilted.

Woven Low Water Immersion strips!

This was very simple fabric to dye! First, a spray of orange. Next, layer the sumac leaves on and spray around them with fuschia. Last, roll fig leaves with brown and use them like a stamp!