Chemistry in the kitchen I make my own soap and have done for over 10 years and I always use it to make felt. There is nothing quite so good as handmade soap and it can be made in bar or liquid form. There are many great websites and YouTube videos now that recount the history … More Making fab soap for felting
Shades of Time White, natural Blue Faced Leicester wool bowl, Lino printed with a figurative motif. This small bowl looks wonderful against the contrasting, polished dark wood. This is an example of a new line of sculptures that I am working on for my Etsy shop. More images and information soon about new products and … More Felt Bowl
It has taken me about 6 months to develop a full size felt figure and there have been plenty of problems to overcome along the way when upsizing from a 40cm tall figure to one that is 4 times bigger! From these small figures… …to this one – 164cm high The problems I encountered were … More Full size sculpture
I have been experimenting with hand dyeing and painting fabric and the fabric I have chosen for this development is a beautiful ottoman rib viscose/cotton fabric. The fabric has behaved beautifully during the dyeing processes and has been a joy to make into garments. So to recap: Three dye techniques: Shibori kimono A simple kimono design … More 3 Jackets
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!!