A TECHNIQUE DRIVEN Blog dedicated to mastery of surface design techniques. First we dye, overdye, paint, stitch, resist, tie, fold, silk screen, stamp, thermofax, batik, bejewel, stretch, shrink, sprinkle, Smooch, fuse, slice, dice, AND then we set it on fire using a variety of heat tools.

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Six swatches Straightly stitched

Here Nienke again, my turn to show my six swatches straightly stitched:

 Tightly knotted:

For 24 hours in a Procion MX solution with soda and salt included:

The big disclosure:

Final Results:


As you can clearly see, results are more interesting by using mixtures of dyes instead of a pure colour.


  1. I totally agree. I love it when colors split and your came out so well. I especially like the green/turquoise one and that last dark blue - yummy!!

  2. I like the effects of the split colours too!

  3. Love the secondary resist results in the X and the grid.
    Sandy in the UK

  4. Love the colors you have chosen and the crisp results you obtained. Sheila


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