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.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 28

And finally, remember this one?

Again multiple coasters packed into the fabric:
And because of the safety dots, it is not so tight and therefore, the patterning of the dye is even nicer, this is really my favourite piece!

I will see if I can make a nice quilttop out of all these pretty pieces, will keep you posted.
Hope that you enjoyed 30 days of folding fabric, and wish you happy dyeing!

Friday, November 29, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 27

Remember this one?
 Layering coaster gives more space for the dye to enter the fabric:

Do you see the tiny spots in the corner? Nice side-effect!

Thursday, November 28, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 26

Remember this one? Have to get rid of that rust spots :-)


Love the extra layer: 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 25

Remember this one?
 Some complex folding, check the pictures:

Absolutely love the at random result of it:


Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 24

Remember this one?
New folds and clamps:

Sort of interesting by chaos, still like it!

Monday, November 25, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 23

Remember this one?
Same fold but a bit wider:

Sorry to see that it lost the first pattern, but again, sometimes you win, sometimes you loose, still a nice piece of fabric.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 22

Remember this one?

Results in this piece:

Not sure if I preferred the first one better, but hey, that's the price of experimenting ;-).

Saturday, November 23, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 21

And the piece on the right, folded again and clamped:


Friday, November 22, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 20

Remember this one on the left?
Another fold and clamp with respect to earlier folds:
results in:

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Shibori Folding - no 19

Remember this one?

Just like a Z-fold, with three layers of plastic:

Results in this piece