Thursday, June 12, 2008

See whats happening

How could I leave this chair sitting on Craigslist?  I waited one month to inquire, then talked myself out of it, then waited another month and the owner still had it.  I went crazy over it when I first saw it so I'm thinking it was meant for me to have it.  Its not the most comfortable chair but it'll do for short spells.  I use it at the computer at the workshop.  I picked up an older and much used cordless iron yesterday that I found on Craigslist.  It works great for me to iron on my cutting table.


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I washed out the green fabrics dyed with iDye Tuesday.  The fabric on the left is a poly-cotton blend that I previously used last year when I was experiementing with transfer dyes (which are not for me).  The iDye worked well with the transfer dye which are the graphic lines.   The fabric on the right is a blend also but a mystery...it feels like linen but behaves like spandex.  I'm thinking there is more natural fibers which accounts for the loss in colour.


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I returned to making the panels for my Poetry Series.  I used the back of the fabric I painted with the acrylic paint mixed with the GAC 900 because it shows more texture.  I'm adding the circles here with regular fabric paint and acrylic ink.


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Peace



6 comments:

  1. Who cares if the chair is comfy, it is wonderful! I am enjoying your journey and look forward to seeing what you have been doing. Have a fantastic weekend. Cheers.

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  2. that chair is ten kinds of awesome. Also am completely in love with the fabric on the left in the middle photo.

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  3. I'm just repeating what ACey said! Love the chair and that particular piece of fabric!

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  4. That chair is a piece of art - really wonderful.

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  5. That chair is so cool! I'm glad it waited for you to take it home.
    xo

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  6. I LOVE that chair! How is it made? What's keeping the rows of fabric together?
    I can see that with kente cloth! Best, Kyra

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