Tag Archives: green

Spare moments

I’ve been tidying the workroom following the completion of ‘Moments of Peace’ and ‘Communion’ and gathered together a little crowd of strays. So I think I’ll take a break from the series to make a couple of smaller cloths that … Continue reading

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#2 – the patchwork circle

Firstly, let me explain that I did prepare this one a few days ago, lest anyone should think that I haven’t slept since yesterday’s post. This consists of 32 pieces of silk, hand pieced over paper, to make a 4.5″ … Continue reading

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Keeping memories

The little gift arrived safely and was well received today. Just a little memory keeper, which will be used to keep safe something very precious. I used the turquoise silk (of course – what else?) for the lining, and it … Continue reading

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Parts of a whole (2)

It’s travelling quite a long way (overseas) so will not be at its new home yet. More hand dyed silk, simple hand embroidery and a little applique with a vintage cotton flower. I really enjoy mixing different types of green: … Continue reading

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Parts of a whole (1)

A small fragment of something that is a gift, and on its way to its new home: Hand dyed silks, with silk scrim applied. I’ll reveal more of this when I know it’s arrived.

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A circle

I added a circle to the square patchwork cloth, just for a little balance against the squareness. Since we’re just past the Spring Equinox, where night and day are equal, this seemed like a good thing to do. I can’t … Continue reading

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Outside

The weather has been glorious the last two days. I’ve been outside for most of the time, tidying the garden. Plenty of sunshine, fresh air, Spring, birdsong, bees and ladybirds, and not much of this: Sometimes you just have to … Continue reading

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Pieces of Spring

During the marathon decorating, I pieced together some silk patchwork in the few spare moments I could gather together. The larger squares are 2″, the smallest just half an inch square; just some over-dyed silk scraps, hand pieced over paper. … Continue reading

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Shibori…

…or, as I prefer to call it, plain and simple tie-dye. I broke my own rule and bought new silk – habotai 10 – which I dyed and made into a lining for the silk jacket. It probably doesn’t help … Continue reading

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Wordless details

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