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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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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Off to the Open House

Last week I took some of my scarves, napkins, and hankies over to Sherry Wilkerson’s Studio 4905 in Henderson, Kentucky. And here is how they look at Studio 4905. In addition to my fabric art, Sherry has lots of pottery, wall art, jewelry, and more. This is just one of the walls in this wonderful…

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Lots of Dyed Silk

You know I love fabric and surface design, but I’ve always gravitated toward cotton. Really, to tell you the truth, I have been scared to death of silk. It’s such a lovely fiber, but I’ve been so afraid I’d mess it up. Then last year I took an awesome silk painting class from Evi Slaby.…

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