Using up my exhausted dye bath. Madder and Rosehip on Cotton.
“It is the artist’s business to create sunshine when the sun fails.”
Drying my Marigold that I pickup up @arnoskyfamilyfarm. The flower pedals will be used for dyeing yarn and future weaving.
New Eco-Dyed Loom Woven Cloth.
Eco printed with flower pedals on woven cotton cloth.
Kantha Quilted Meditation Rug
This meditation rug (31″x32″) is quilted and stitched in the “Kantha” style of embroidery. Floor Loom Woven, Natural Dyes and Hand Stitched. The handwoven panels are 100% American Cotton, one dyed with Aleppo oak gallnuts. The batting is also 100% American cotton. The cotton yarn for stitching was dyed with buckthorn berries.
Hand wash and tumble dried.
Work in Progress
Quilted Meditation Rug using a “Kantha” stitch.
Final washing of my natural dyed yarn. In the local Llano River.
On The Loom, Newest Color.
Weaving the latest group of security blankets, I am adding some color to a couple of the blankets.
Natural Cotton, M&O’s Monk’s Belt Draft. Dyed with Dried Buckthorn Berries.
On The Loom
Unbleached Natural Cotton & Logwood Chips
Safflower and Aleppo Oak Gallnuts on Natural Cotton
Imported Safflower and Aleppo Oak Gallnuts from Turkey.
Natural Cotton from the USA.
I used the gallnuts for my tannin mixture. Dyed with safflower pedals, then finished with copper water and soda ash.
I just received my Imported Natural Dyes from Turkey.
Safflower and Buckthorn
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