Two metres of wide fabric is a lot to dye!! The first piece is very deep pink – all over liquid procion dye applied with a wide brush. I left the fabric covered with plastic sheet over night to get a really saturated colour. Shibori dyed with liquid indigo coloured procion dye. Cured 22 hours 3. … More To my dyeing day No.2!!
I have been making Lino prints ready to experiment printing on fabric with procion dyes with inspiration from Ikat woven fabric and Ottoman textile design I have used fabric paints in the past however as these are pigment based the prints are stiff and change the nature and drape of the fabric. Dyes are permanent and … More Fabric printing project – preparation
I have never used procion dyes before and have decided to dye and print my fabric for a range of jackets with an Asian ottoman theme. Researching I have found some good tips for using dyes thickened with sodium alginate to paint or print onto fabric by Alyson Provax Alyson Provax – printmaker and experimental dyer in … More Fabric dyeing project
So here is my new blog site independent of my website www.mollywilliams.co.uk Why a separate site to blog and chat? – well for exactly that reason! I wanted a place to put my work in progress, research notes, links and other things that I hope will be interesting to read! This week I have finished a new … More Molly Williams – My new blog site