Tranquil Waters Dress

Almost 2 years ago I wove and dyed 3 some yards of Handwoven Shibori fabric. The dyed fabric reminded me of the tranquil waters in the Bahamas. I wanted to make something to wear, but what? In my mind I envisioned a dress, but there wasn't enough fabric. The Shibori fabric would need to be... Continue Reading →

Dye day as the weather turns

Just finished dyeing one of the 2 Shibori- handwoven scarves woven earlier this year. Actually the dyeing took place last Tuesday as the temps were dropping, but no warmer days to do this in the near future. So the dyes were prepared In the garage. The scarves with the pattern warps pulled have Procion MX... Continue Reading →

More Shibori

Busy weaving handwoven Shibori scarves. This one, I took off the loom yesterday. The pattern threads I am pulling and knotting for dyeing. The next scarf is half woven using a different pattern. Wish my flowers still looked so nice. The heat has taken its toll.

Finding the Time to Dye

I found this unpublished blog entry so I will publish it even though the finished fabric was shown in the post "Finishing Projects".¬†With temps reaching 86 degrees today, it was time to dye before the heat of summer is upon us. The handwoven Shibori snake was finished months ago. Since I don't have a place... Continue Reading →

Handwoven Shibori Snake

This project has been a long time in process (see earlier post: Handwoven Shibori on the Loom). I just finished creating the "snake." It is 3 1/2 yards of plain weave fabric with pattern threads in a twill weave. The pattern threads which are pink have been pulled tightly. These threads were woven in after... Continue Reading →

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