Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Pigment Painted Fabric

Panel One

Panel Two

Panel Three

Earth pigments on silk crepe de chine fabric.  Now to get them ready for stitching!

Monday, April 07, 2014

Deconstructed Screen Printing with Madder Lac Extract

Madder lac screen printed onto compost dyed cotton fabric.

Madder lac screen printed onto indigo mono printed cotton fabrics that was dyed with tannin, learn more in my eBook Mark Making with Nature!

Saturday, April 05, 2014


Larkspur ~ The juice of the crushed petals was used to color quills a beautiful, if not fugitive, blue color.  The roots cooked up with a pinch of iron yields a lovely black.