Alas! The black I was after! Batch 3 was the first batch with more iron added and with a strong iron carrier cloth. It took some persistence but I think it was worth it. Adding to my pleasure was the carrier cloth (iron blanket) itself!
Another day to improve the saturation of some yellow dyes for willow buds. When I originally began to see this piece in my mind, way before the SAQA MARI call for art that turned into this project, I only saw willows in the summer and fall, so I thought that I would be highlighting the […]
In between the downpours, I managed to get in some new silk dyeing and I love the new colors that range from the soft and lovely seafoam to a green that moves toward an olive, though a light olive color. The seafoam, which is more of a green than a blue, is from a variety […]