I just wish that it was possible to convey the softness and the drape through the computer.
Sunday, April 26, 2009
It is a double weave based on the same technique for the cotton piece from my first post. This was the precursor to that piece of weaving.
This was a small piece of silk painted sample, set in microwave and then quilted over.
The cushion finally completed - a sample of 8-shaft honey comb combined with commercial denim to form a 'box-style' cushion.
Finally, a bit of beading using polystyrene beads......they do look very pearl-like.
They following 2 pieces are by Michelle:
'Barely there': natural dyeing with flowers and kimono silk.
'Native flowers': discharge with bleach on cotton.