Tag: dying silk

Whats next for Images in Bloom?

We have what appears to be a quiet several weeks before we drive to Novi, Michigan for the Great Lakes Art Fair, but just because the schedule is light does not mean we are without a ton of work.  Here is our plan for the week ahead:…

More joy of Shibori

Yesterday I posted a few pictures of work in progress… i have been dying a large selection of silk in preparation for the Great Lakes Art Fair, a huge event in Novi Michigan next weekend.  Are you looking for a road trip a few hours…

The joy of Shibori

Last night i spent the evening with a pile of silk, my dye, dental floss and metallic resist.  I was in heaven. Silk is an amazing fiber for dying and painting on.  It is a very viscous fiber, thirst for anything that comes in contact…

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…