Monthly Archives: January 2014

Avocado skin dye thickened for painting

In my quest for a non-toxic way of making more marks on my avocado pip dyed silk, I made a dye bath from the many neatly sliced avocado skins given to me by my fellow MELD member Liz.  They’d also … Continue reading

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Avocado pips and silk

I just felt like dyeing some fabric!  I found a largish quantity of frozen avocado pips in my freeze, boiled them up in water and then blitzed them in a food processor until a paste formed.   Frozen avocado pips … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!

I’ve been so slack with maintaining this blog that I’ve probably forgotten how to create a new post!  I’m busy working on pieces for the exhibition to be held by MELD later this year but wanted to show you one … Continue reading

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