Saturday, February 06, 2010

charmeuse morning

I'm laying a spool of polyester thread into a 19 x 45 inch piece of silk charmeuse in preparation for indigo.

12 comments:

  1. Good grief, what a lot of work! That is just amazing to me.... I'm already looking forward to seeing the indigo :>]]

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  2. gawds it's exquisite as it is--the furls and roils and whorls--mm

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  3. absolutely incredible!

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  4. That is so very awesome!

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  5. A labour of love...it's lovely to see all the stitching you do to achieve your wonderful indigo pieces. I look forwrd to seeing the results of all the stitching after the dyeing.
    Can I ask you what sort of indigo dye you use? I am keen to try indigo dyeing.

    Jacky.

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  6. Can't wait to see what it looks like. I'd like to try this myself. I have a piece of fabric I dyed a pale yellow today. Once I see how yours comes out, I may try stitching it and then overdye it. So many ideas, so little time!

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  7. I use pre-reduced indigo dye. I keep a vat going in my studio even in the winter. I am still new at using this kind of dye and love it.

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  8. It's beautiful even before the dyeing .....Lorna

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  9. I like how you say "laying a spool of thread into" it sounds so gentle and looks so exciting...I really hope to learn more about dyeing in the next, however long.

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  10. Anonymous3:58 am

    Goodness, it's beautiful exactly as it is!

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  11. Anonymous12:20 pm

    ohhhhh yummmmy !!!! can't wait to see it come out of the indigo soup : ) the article in the Quilting Arts magazine last month reeeeallly got my attention, can't wait to try this technique : ) and I did see an add for the pre-reduced indigo dye so I'll probably try that tooo : )
    happpy "charmeuse" sunday to you Judy : )
    Blessings, Sandra in AZ

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  12. Ohhh this is already looking very cool. So creative Judy...

    xt

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