August’s colour is brown

 Leaf & bark litter We’ve now gone through the colours of the rainbow but the challenge continues. Here is my collection of brown images for this month’s Roy G Biv. To see more & links to other blogs taking part, go to Julie B Booth’s blog here & Jennifer Coyne Qudeen’s blog here.

Roy G Biv: July’s colour is Violet

I’m a little late again this month for Roy G Biv, a challenge that each month, focuses on a colour of the rainbow – July is Violet. After trawling through my photos, I chose these. To find links to more Roy G Biv blog posts with violet, visit Julie’s blog here & Jennifer’s blog here. 

Roy G Biv: June’s colour is Indigo

    I’m playing along with The Roy G Biv challenge again this month with 2 indigo dyed pieces – a bit late but better late than never! The first is on cotton and is a section of a work in progress. The 2nd pic is on silk taffeta which was pole wrapped & dyed. […]

Roy G Biv: The Blues

  This month’s colour for Roy G Biv (colours of the rainbow) is Blue. For links to more blue posts see Julie B Booth’s blog here & Jennifers’ blog here. My 1st 2 photos are hand printed fabrics, left: block printed with thickened Procion dye on a dye scraped background, right: Thermofax print on hand dyed cotton. Sky […]

Catching up…

Yesterday we did the draw for Lyric Kinard’s Blog Hop giveaway of her new DVD, Thermofax 101, and the lucky winner is Emma! A DVD,generously supplied by Lyric will shorty be on the way to Emma but if you didn’t win, you can order your own copy from Lyric here. I’ve been doing an online course: […]

Thermofax 101 by Lyric Kinard: Review & Giveaway

If you’ve been interested in Thermofax printing, surface design, or just applying your own designs, drawings or photos onto fabric, but perhaps not sure how to go about it, then Thermofax 101 is the DVD for you! I think more experienced people will learn from it too. You can win your own copy – details […]

Fabric Printing at home

  I’m playing along with Julie B Booth’s Fabric Printing at Home Scavenger Hunt. See her blog for the details. I’ve printed items from the kitchen on fabric and paper.

Blog Hop with giveaways: Thermofax 101 by Lyric Kinard

To introduce her new DVD: Thermofax 101, Lyric Kinard has organised a blog hop with giveaways starting 24th April. I’ll be posting my review of the DVD here 0n May 4th & giving away a DVD. Find a list of all the blogs involved on  Lyric’s blog here. You can win a DVD on any of them & […]

April’s colour is Green!

It’s time for ROY G BIV again & the 4th colour of the rainbow is Green. My photos all show Australian flora. The first 3 were taken at Piney Lakes, where textile group, Designing Women meet – they will be used for a project we’re doing for an exhibition later this year.       […]

Yellow is the colour for March

  Its time for Roy G Biv again (initials of the colours of the rainbow) This month it’s yellow, a colour I use for mixing and sometimes over dyeing or over painting, but I rarely use yellow as a feature in my work. I did manage to find some yellow – I like yellow walls, sunshine, flowers – […]