Sun prints

I had some pressed rose leaves which I used to make 2 thermofax screens so I thought I would also do a sunprint with the idea of possibly using it in my ‘Living Colour’ quilt. I may over print it with the thermofax screen too. The circular print above is a different kind of sunprint […]

Bits & Pieces

My niece is having her kitchen tea tomorrow – I printed a card for her (not finished yet) and thought I would print some matching wrapping paper – above. I made the lino blocks years ago so it was nice to get them out to use again. While in print mode, I added some colour […]

Sun Printing and new thermofax designs

I bought some new Sun Dyes paints from The Thread Studio $65 for 10, including 3 shimmer colours.I tried them on a day when there was not much sun but they worked well anyway – we’re having sunny days now but haven’t had a chance to do more yet. There is a great choice of colours […]

New work

Thermofax print – same screens as used on the silk scarf a couple of posts ago – this is Permaset on cotton. Below: last Sunday I did a workshop tutored by textile artist extraordinaire: Elizabeth Morley at our local Australian Sewing Guild group. We all made a leaf brooch and tried some of Elizabeth’s methods […]

Print & dye workshop

Had an enjoyable time on Saturday, tutoring a workshop on scrunch layer dyeing, sun printing, discharging, shiva sticks & various print techniques with a group of hard working ATASDA ladies at our local learning centre. Above: a couple of my demo pieces – left: a thermofax print and right: a sunprint which I have overprinted […]