Tag: Dye

New ideas in display

I am always trying to pull my display into something that looks attractive, and something that people can easily see what is being offered.  Several years ago i invested in several wrought iron towel racks that have two arms and two large hoops… it works…

Venturing into new types of dye

I have committed to venturing into new methods and techniques of dying, in conjunction with larger and more elegant fabric. I wrote about that as a challenge to my artistic growth…. and i finally took action by placing a large order for more specialized pieces…

Raising the bar

Yesterday when i visited a lovely fiber arts gallery downtown i realized i have been in a rut with my silk… dying habotai silk, and not stretching out for the thicker silk, or the more deluxe opportunities like devore.  My style of shibori beckons using…

Shibori…miura shibori

In my series of posts explaining the varied methods of Japanese shibori I hope you are beginning to understand how vast the possibilities are for dying fabric.  And perhaps you will understand why I bristle when someone says “oh, that is just tie dye”.  The…