Solar eco dyeing revealed, after brewing in glass jars in our sunroom for 2 weeks!
thanks to pillows-a-la-mode, I was inspired to recycle a shirt into something new
to be precise, a pyjama shirt, recycled into many new thingsthere was enough fabric to make a cushion, 2 x luggage tags, a journal cover, 2 x brooches, a cuff, a drawstring bag, 2 x pocket bags, a heart hanger and a wallet
wool felt added; embellished with buttons, beads and hand stitching
[i am offering this as a workshop this year – click here to enrol or find out more]
we’re going to make lots of unique items, learn new skills, and (of course) have fun!
download the prospectus here:
i’ve been working on a visual journal since 2005 and revisit it at various times
it began as an old devotional book called secrets of a beautiful life, which I’ve retitled secrets
after 7 years i felt it might be time to share some of my journal pages …
here’s the inside front cover and title page; this spread is called silent times –
i’ve called this spread sing –
this is one is called healed –
and this one, heart and mind –
i was inspired by a reworked book published in 1973 by british artist tom phillips, titled humument
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