Collaboration with Grace

A Saturday afternoon, some plastics and some scraps of fabrics. Or the perfect afternoon for a collaboration with Grace. We set ourselves an hour to experiment with our scraps from our projects. Our projects actually interlinked together quite well, with Grace looking at the amount of textile waste, especially synthetic fabrics. This linked into my…

Introduction to Disperse Dying

Disperse dying is one of my favourite techniques. The endless layering leads to so many creative possibilities as well as very interesting samples. The best thing about disperse dying is that you can paint your inks on paper. You can play with them exactly the same way you can do with watercolours and really experiment…

Spoonflower Fabrics

My Spoonflower fabrics have finally arrived! Now my making can now commence. But first, a little about each fabric I ordered. These prints are for my three piece suit of which I am currently making in my Textiles A-Level. I used the site Spoonflower to print my fabrics for me. They have a variety of fabrics…

Fabric Manipulation

Fabric manipulation is one of the hardest techniques I have ever done. I find I like the outcome of the technique but not the process. It is a very fiddly technique and you have to be very patient. I have been investigating this technique because I want to use it as part of my architecture…