In the detail photo below, you can see the block prints and shiva paintstick rubbings that also decorate this piece. About a yard square, this is made of white cotton, which I've then dyed.
This final photo is of four roughly fat-quarters of raw silk, which I've dyed in various green shades. If I have time, I'll probably add more surface design to them as well.
Speaking of time... I'm off to a 5 day class in the morning at Gail Harker's Center for the Creative Arts. I'm finishing up the 100 level certificate classes this week (with Experimental Hand Stitch) and will be going on to the 200 level coursework starting in May. That series will take about 2 years to complete, with classes every 3 months (and lots of homework in between!) If you're interested in seeing the kind of work that comes from Gail's students, check out my posts on her student's exhibition, Complex Threads. I'll update you on how the class is going this week!
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