Finished at last …

 
A vintage damask tablecloth morphs into a drapey vest. Bound and appliqu├ęd with silk; lots of hand sewing! All naturally dyed.

the series continues

third coptic-bound book finished, in a more freestyle format this time; made from torn and rusted textured wallpaper (rolls found in an op shop

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i’m becoming more subversive

yesterday my love and i dismantled our electric blanket

we weren’t just being destructive

it had actually stopped working

i thought the wool material would be great for dyeing

but being a subversive type, especially where crochet is concerned, i looked at the wiring (and my size 10 giant crochet hook) with a thoughtful eye

note the heat discolouration – lucky we didn’t catch fire

now i’m looking at the cotton tapes …