Easy Batik – the verdict!


Some little while ago I got all buzzed up about an idea to do some batik. A trawl through the web came up with Dylon Easy Batik and as I couldn't resist (HA! geddit!!) giving it a go. I have to say firstly, it is a lot of fun. With the consistency of cream (shake … Continue reading Easy Batik – the verdict!

ink dribbles


Remember the watermarked dyed paper ? This week I've been playing with ink (quite a lot!) So it followed that where water does one thing, ink should do similar but with more colorful results! I used Pebeo Colorex ink (Chartreuse. My fav color de jour!) they have a real glowing transparency and mouth-wateringly rich color! … Continue reading ink dribbles

happy accidents in colors


I've been dying threads and fabrics for a project I'll show you soon, and in turn I've had some happy accidents I think you might like. Here are the dyings... Having given them a good long soak in procion dye I left them to dry out, and naturally didn't want any off the delicious color … Continue reading happy accidents in colors

the what and the why of ‘a page a day’


When I began this project (a month ago today) I had no idea how long I'd stick with it. Or how easy/difficult, much fun/much of a slog, it would become. Or for what reason I wanted to do it. But I did want to. So I began. A Page A Day, the project. Ingredients: New … Continue reading the what and the why of ‘a page a day’