Local dye, Goldenrod

November 12, 2018
As it turns out, the local dye, Goldenrod (Solidago), in Ontario, has 30 different species! Who would've thought? Goldenrod is an invasive, natural plant in this province in Canada, one that is often mistakenly blamed to cause seasonal allergies. This...
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Tibetan Panel coat

August 14, 2018
During my winter trip to Kerala, India, I undertook a challenge from one of my FB groups, which was to make a Tibetan Panel coat. Prior to leaving, I had dyed 3 lengths of up-cycled cotton fabric. I also did...
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Spring dyeing with Lac resin

June 20, 2018
In the studio, I’m focusing on working with one dye only. In this case, it was Lac resin. I am changing the colours using tannins and mordants. A pot of Lac dye was made using whole resin form; afterwards I...
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Block printed and dyed textiles in Jaipur

April 8, 2018
Spending some days viewing (and buying) textiles in Jaipur and nearby Sanganer are like days full of sunshine! Many tours in Jaipur, the Pink City are organized specifically for textiles and shopping. A visit to this remarkable city is a textile...
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My cotton tunic

January 21, 2018
Here I am wearing my cotton tunic at Galta Ji Jaipur Monkey Temple. Over the past few years, this tunic has played a significant role, in my life. What began as a comfortable item of clothing developed into an inspiration....
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All textile design products and fine art items are original, with only one made, by this artist Dismiss