Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Natural and Un-Natural Dyeing

In the first picture is a silk thrift store scarf that was originally pink and blue. It is over dyed with Shibori stitching and plant dyes. Also, in this picture, is a piece of cotton dyed with Wisteria leaves and then tied up with pennies and over dyed with Chinese Pistache dye.

The second picture is all of pieces dyed with Rit. Yes, I admit it. Not politically correct, but lots of fun. Some are Shibori stitched,
clamped or tied.



2 comments:

Lisa Kerpoe said...

I love the shibori with the soft colors of the natural dyes. So beautiful, but I don't have the patience to do it. I admire anyone who does!

Filamental said...

Oh Sara, These a magnificent! I am truly inspired.
The shibori stitching is perfect for this!
Ok, now I just picked some morning glories because you said so.
So now what do I do?
I bundled a dish towel with himalayan red rice that I was going to use for dinner tonight. uh oh.
Are you wearing your new scarf to dinner tonight?