Two Ways to Dye

There are two ways I have been dyeing lately:  platter dyeing and shibori, which I recently learned at NC Quilt Symposium for Jan Myers-Newbury.  Here’s a quick tute on platter dyeing.  I first got some insulation board at Home Depot and had them cut the pieces up into 4 large pieces.  Then I sealed the […]

To Dye 4

I know, I know a much over used pun.  But that’s what 3 of my students and myself named ourselves after dyeing in my back yard all day on Sunday.  We laughed, we dyed, we sweated in the 90+ heat, but we all ended up with some yummy hand dyed fabric.         […]

It’s Christmas in June!!!

My good friend and awesome dyer, Sherol is moving and she GAVE me all of her gorgeous hand dyed fabric.  I bought fabric from her in the past and used it in many of my art quilts.  I opened up the plastic tub and BEHOLD- yards and yards of splendid fabric!!!  Did I mention she […]