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Scribble Doodle Fabrics

Scribble Doodle Fabrics

Everybody doodles and scribbles. Most often while on the phone, but boring meetings at the office are also likely times to produce excellent doodlings and scribblings. Or you find yourself on a trip, a quilt retreat or some other adventure and don't feel the inclination to keep a travel diary...

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Fake Indigo

Fake Indigo

This project represents the culmination of this year’s Sunprinting season and creates a series of white and blue fabrics which resemble the indigo resist dyes called “Blaudruck” which have been popular in many different regions of Europe for centuries....

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Summer Flower Bowl

Summer Flower Bowl

Is it only our imagination that flowers blooming in later summer tend more and more towards yellow, yellow-orange and orange, until finally August and September bring an onslaught of purple? It doesn’t matter if we just imagined the subtle change of colour, we wanted to have a cheerful and sunny fabric bowl to put on a rather gloomy shelf. Also to be looked at in a few months time when the weather turns chilly and the sun prefers the southern hemisphere... (31 July 2011)

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Fabric Sculptures

Fabric Sculptures

Fabric sculptures are easy to make and great fun. You can use up all kinds of scraps: strips, odd shaped pieces, unwanted pre-cuts... You could also add pieces of yarn and embroidery floss to make your sculptures even more interesting... (30 July 2011) - WITH EMBEDDED YOUTUBE FILM!

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Marbling

Marbling

A great way of manipulating the colour of fabric and a fun activity for young and old paint dabbers alike, is fabric marbling. In its most basic version, this technique requires comparatively few utensils and still produces fantastic results... (13 July 2011)

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Sunprinting

Sunprinting

There are so many ways of dying, painting on and printing on fabric that you could get dizzy enumerating them all. And as you leaf through quilt and other craft magazines, you might get the impression that something new is added everyday.

Sunprinting is certainly not a new technique, but we think it is one of the coolest ways of splashing colour on humble white cotton. Perhaps because you do it in the sun and because its results never cease to fascinate...

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