|Accordion pleated, held with clothespins|
I can say, with all certainty, I am not really great at planning out a design and spending a lot of time stitching it, as much as I love the designs that can be created - just check out my friend Momiji's blog for some beautiful - controlled! - indigo pieces! I am definitely more of the lets just try this and throw it in mentality! Either way, I love the thrill of waiting to see what I am going to get. This time, I got some pretty interesting pieces!
I did try a little stitching, and quite like my circles in the middle of this one
I think this one is a fave, though. Catherine had pre-dyed some bamboo skewers in fuchsia. I rolled them into a length of dupionni silk, and then into the indigo vat. Love the strippy effect!
Here's a sampling of what I ended up with;
You can see more of the pieces in my Flickr photostream
More fun happenings this weekend, details to follow!