Fabric and Quilted Blocks

I’ve been doing some more dyeing and printing this week. Not many photos yet but I washed out the above piece today. It’s approximately fat quarter size and was dyed first then monoprinted and block printed with Procion dyes. The block was made with foam shapes glued onto wood while the negative shapes were cut […]

Block printing & plans

The weather’s been nice this week so I’ve spent some time in my studio making some new printing blocks as well as doing some printing with dyes and paints. The shapes I used to make the above blocks are from the reject shop, 2 packs of peel and stick squares and circles, made for furniture […]

Fabulous Fabrics with Dye and Paint

Some of the hand painted (with thin & thick Procion dyes on wet and dry) fabrics drying on the veranda. This was after they had been batched and washed out, you can see we got good strong colours.Below: the students at work. We got through a lot in the 3 days, they put in a […]

Dye and print work

I’ve been doing more experimenting with thick and thin Procion dyes. Techniques used here were roller printing, scrunching and rollering, block printing and hand painting. The lighter patterns were done with bleach and I’ve added some final detail with textile paint. The topsample has some shiva oil stick rubbings too. Two Creative Studios has a […]