Saturday, July 14, 2007

Go placidly amid the noise and haste....

I have rediscovered the joy of dyeing the slow way. My recent attenpts at dyeing have been hasty affairs, using an old microwave and snatched attempts at getting the required colour.

Having read Ineke Berlyn's book "Landscape in Contemporary Quilts" when it first came out, I was finally putting it away when I came across her recipe for dying a colour wheel. I've several books on dyeing but Ineke's recipe seemed simple enough so I decided to have a go and love the little bags of fabric sitting and curing. I just hope the final results are as good as they promise:

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