Monthly Archives: June 2013

Collateral damage

Only one more day to finish my Mysterium piece and these were my fingers last night!

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Contemporary Fashion 5

The last post on my umbrella inspired garment is at

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Contemporary Fashion 4

I’ve just blogged next steps at

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“Card Holder”

I am attending a wedding on 30 June.  Lovely mature couple who don’t need a lot of wedding presents. They asked guests to give them a card which they could ponder over in their dotage.  So I got to thinking. … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing 3

  After an hour in the oven in foil at 175 deg F, I took it out.  I’m now very happy with the “forest floor” look .

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Contemporary Fashion 2

Yesterday I went to the third lecture of the Contemporary Fashion course at ECU.  I’ve blogged at   Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus : The mountain laboured and gave birth to a ridiculous mouse (Horace, 65-8BC)  

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Natural Dyeing Part 2

After five hours of steaming, I let the coiled tube cool, then brought it inside .  After unwrapping the bandages, I unwound the old sheet.  Lovely colour from the pomegranate and the brown onions but I was disappointed with the … Continue reading

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