Monthly Archives: September 2015

Steaming with silver dollar leaves

      This time last week I was at Julie’s with all the various dye pots still going and the steamer on.  My mother had carefully dried the smallish silver dollar leaves from a bouquet I’d given her and … Continue reading

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The wonders of iron on the first day of Spring

On a visit to the Fremantle Arts Centre last Friday to see Unfolding: Contemporary Indian Textiles curated by Maggie Baxter, I parked on a side road.  The street trees were eucalypts and some branches had fallen quite some time ago. … Continue reading

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