Raven cloth dolls

I was cleaning my computer desktop the other day and ran across a pdf from Interweave about making art dolls. It’s a compilation of past articles in Cloth Paper Scissors magazine. Here is a link to the download.

Read More

Soy Wax Batik and Fashion Spray

Today I wanted to show your my results with soy wax and Marabu Fashion Spray. In the past I’ve used Jacquard Dye-Na-Flow and fiber reactive dyes with this technique (and they work great!), but I wanted to see how well these sprays would hold up. If you’d like to see how I used these sprays…

Read More

Review: Cut-Up Couture

I was so excited to review this new Interweave publication. According to Interweave, Cut-up Couture: Edgy Upcycled Garments to Sew by Koko Yamase is “a cutting-edge design book that teaches how to use the copious fabric in men’s clothing to make 34 innovative garments and accessories. The simple sewing techniques showcase how to turn men’s…

Read More

Resale Shop Finds

I love to go junking either at the local St. Vincent’s or Goodwill stores. But I also like to visit resale shops. However, I don’t seem to do this much anymore. Usually when I pass by one of these places, I think about all of the gardening and house stuff I need to do and…

Read More