CRAFT CAMP | NOVEMBER 2013

My biannual productive weekend with a posse of lovely crafty ladies. So good. WARNING: EXCESSIVE SEWING PROJECTS AHEAD. I started with some pre-cut cushions for a quick kick into gear. Feature fabric from Cloth | natural silk backing from my stash (and from my mother’s stash before that). An impromptu collaboration with Di to make […]

THE CRAFT SESSIONS RETREAT

What a fabulous weekend! The Craft Sessions inaugural craft retreat. Leslie generously collected me on Friday afternoon for the trip to the Yarra Valley and we chatted excitedly [and a little nervously] about our classes and the weekend ahead. Upon arrival The Craft Sessions Crew provided a warm welcome and our rooms were thoughtfully prepared […]

PRINTED | SWAP

Di organised a mini printed fabric swap for a few of us who managed to miss this one. Duh. I truly love printmaking. Always have. I did a lithography course years ago. And a previous employer taught me etching. Just never seems enough time… So, for this I added the ends of my fat quarters […]

DIP | DYE

I played about with the end of a dye bath a week or so ago. [The dye packet said “BLACK VELVET”! just let me know if you can see any black there… aside from the printed element, of course.] Anyway. It was quite the spectacle: wrangling the clothes horse draped with wet linen pieces, dangled […]