Monday, January 12, 2015

Fabric workshop with Lynne Brotman

Last Saturday I went to a workshop on fabric dyeing by Lynne Brotman. It was a really fun and informative introduction to textile arts, and I am looking forward to trying out many of these techniques at home. Here's some photos I took from the workshop.

Painting with a soy wax resist

Overdyeing with turquoise blue

Here's what it looks like with the wax removed

Folded cotton, dipped in a soy wax resist

Into the fuchsia dye!

Unfolded, with the wax scrubbed off

Silk Charmeuse swatches by Lynne Brotman