Wednesday, September 14, 2011

More Polysol Fun!!

Last week we dyed buttons! This week we are using the same dyetype to make transfer prints go and check it on on my dye tutorial page its great fun

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Frills and bows and bags

I'm having fun printing ,dyeing and making up patterns for bags Frills are all the go So I made this one I showed you last week Its made from homespun an is suitable as an everyday tote.
So this week I decided to make something more for evening I sunprinted some polyester made up the cascades and rolled hemmed the edges I then used purple satin as the main body There is sunprinted satin in it too
I am in the process of drawing up pdf patterns for both Stay tuned.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Into the Dyepot again

Just showing off some new fabric just completed in my brand new place They are going to look fab made up and teamed with my new dyed buttons

New Dye Tutorial Page

I have moved Yayy!! We are finally settled in our lovely new cottage and I have been busy setting up my creative spaces. I have my sewing area, two printing spaces and two places for painting and designing. Well, we have found, its such a great town lots of vibrant markets and creative people My daughter Molly and I are headlong into production we plan to have a market stall in a couple of months or so. I am into fabric dyeing and printing in full swing and am making some of it into upmarket bags such as this little number. It has an interior change pocket as well as a small pocket for your mobile phone. Molly loves it and I'm hoping it will appeal to the teen age group.

I am in the process of making downloadable pdf patterns and tutes for my bags they will be able soon for a very small price and I also am producing cd's to sell from our stall. I have started a new tutorial page on this blog I have just uploaded the instructions for the very funky process of dyeing buttons I will be using these as embellishments on some of my bags and Molly has been using them to produce some very stunning Jewelry Go and check it out they are just gorgeous! So back to my tute page instructions and dye types are all listed go and have some fun Tutes to follow soon will be Indigo, Rust and Tannic, Fibre Reactives and Direct Dyes.

Check out how to dye buttons here! or follow the link in the page list on the right hand side of this page