Laura's new projects
My UK friends, Ian and Laura, are here to go on vacation with us next week. We are taking the sewing machine and some projects so Laura is busy planning her projects for the trip.
She was inspired by these pillows that Karen Jantzi made and decided to make some new pillow covers for her re-decorated lounge.
Of course she has great taste and was immediately attracted to the shibori bin. I think this will be a nice collection of pillows (or cushions, as she calls them). These are leftover pieces from all the moons that I cut out recently. I wasn't able to let go of the newest shibori pieces that I dyed last week. Looking through those gave me anxiety so I had to hold them out. My generosity only goes so far! Laura is a psychologist so she understood.
Meanwhile I've been ice dyeing more fabric for the October show! This batch has some large, 108" square, mandalas that I'm very excited about.
Time to get back to washing out fabric.
8/10/2018 06:36:26 pm
I assume you must be using ice cubes for the dyeing... curious to know if you crush the ice first or just use it as it comes. Looking forward to seeing the results!
8/13/2018 07:06:18 am
I can't wait to see what that ice dyed fabric looks like when it is done. How much ice did you have to buy and where on earth do you store it until you can use it? Talk about having to be organized! You can't really have a delay or some of your medium has melted away! LOL!!!
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I'm Vicki Welsh and I've been making things as long as I can remember. I used to be a garment maker but transitioned to quilts about 20 years ago. Currently I'm into fabric dyeing, quilting, Zentangle, fabric postcards, fused glass and mosaic. I document my adventures here.