I wove this wrap on white cottolin warp, with white mercerized cotton weft. Here is the woven wrap, before its first wash: Then hand-painting: Another washing and drying cycle, and shibori comes into play. After folding, the fabric is pressed between wooden blocks. And then the dye bath, then another wash and another drying cycle. … More Tabula Rasa collection, wrap I
I just listed the Emerald forest collection wraps in the Etsy shop; all three wraps are 100% cottolin and measure 5 metres in length. At the USD 75 per metre – it is a bargain price, don’t miss it! Links: Tartan wrap Emerald twill wrap Chocolate brown twill wrap
Mulberry spun silk weft, dyed in specs. GSM 320. Gentle, subtle, and flowing.
Lindavia, my first hand-painted warp project, for a very special friend. Snow-dyed cottohemp warp, going from intense red and burgundy to gentle pink. Crackle weave, mercerized cotton. This beauty is listed in my Etsy shop: link.
My favourite recipe: Take handwoven, shibori, and acid dyes. Shake well, wrap in plastic and cook thoroughly. Let it cool down, wash, dry, iron and enjoy. And now let me walk you through the steps, on at a time. First, dress the loom with white cottolin warp. Then weave with undyed Seasilk. Cut of the … More Playing with itajime shibori
Mulberry spun silk as both warp and weft; hand-painted, bright and lightweight. The weave pattern has lots of plain weave pieces in it, which gives 325 GSM. This fabric piece is available for purchase in my Etsy shop (link).
With the MacOS update, my monitor decided to change the colour profile, I suspect. How else to explain that pics I took and processed before update now look completely overburnt, yet the pages in Chrome look brighter? I did the recalibration, but my laptop and I are disagreeing on the location of the neutral white … More Wedding Bouquet #12, a piece for a ring sling