Resists with Colorhue Dyes

If you want to add color to silk easy and fast, Colorhue dyes are the way to go. Today I’m showing resists with Colorhue dyes. I’m using two different resists in this post. The first one is Jacquard Water-Based Resist. If you had trouble in the past with their resists, this is the new formula…

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Easy Silk Dyeing Class Open

My Easy Silk Dyeing online class is now open for registration and it’s on sale! This class is modeled after the local classes I teach using silk scarves. However, you don’t have to dye scarves. Any silk will do. What is great about this class is that it is EASY and FAST! I designed this…

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An Art Quilt: My Process

I’ve been working on a small art quilt. I dyed this raw silk awhile back and have been wanting to make something with it. Here is my process on deciding on the final design. I love this piece of green and eggplant fabric. I just couldn’t seem to figure out how to free motion quilt…

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Playing with Dyed Silk

I taught a couple more Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes this month. In these classes students practice on a piece of silk before they actually dye their scarves. In the past I’ve suggested making cards with those scraps. For these classes I had finished cards to show and the supplies needed for them…

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First attempts at stamp carving

I’ve been wanting to try my hand at stamp carving for a long time. My friend and fellow artist, Lisa Chin, has been carving some lovely stamps. Check out her video on this topic. I’ve had the supplies for several years. So the other evening I sat down and started carving. These aren’t great, but…

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Two More Silk Scarf Dyeing Classes

March has been a really busy month with my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes. I started off the month with two classes on the first Saturday at Scattered Art. Then I was back at Gilda’s to teach another class on the March 16. Saturday was my last class for the month. Saturday’s class…

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More fun silk scarf dyeing classes

Yesterday I taught two of my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing classes at Scattered Art in Newburgh. Since Dolly’s (Scattered Art’s owner) space is now limited, the maximum of students we can accommodate is eight. However, that didn’t limit our fun! I’ve gotten a lot of great comments about these classes, but never the…

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Biscotti and more

I love making biscotti during the holiday season. This year I made three different kinds, all from the same recipe. For my recipe see this post. What’s great about this recipe is that it is so flexible.¬† I used white whole wheat flour and they still were great. For the chocolate ones, I substituted 1/3…

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Sunday inside stroll

Seems like a long time since I’ve stopped by here to add a post. This month has really flown by and even though I’ve not posted, I’ve been busy. Here’s a little what I’ve been doing. Lots of ice dyeing going on in my warm dye studio. This is one of the scarves from one…

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