This week for summer of color the challenge was to work with pale pink and charcoal gray. I really love how these colors work together. I wanted to make these cuffs have a touch of elegance within the shabbiness of the fraying fabrics and the cheesecloth. I do love how the frayed edges look, so I use them in most of my textile work. I hope that you enjoying seeing the cuffs that I made this week and stay tuned for next week's project.
These are the fabrics that I dyed for this week. The darker pink silk on the top was in the same dye bath as the charcoal gray cotton, but turned out very different. I love dyeing cotton and silk at the same time because you tend to get different looks because the fibers take up the dye differently.
I also have a couple of pages in my journal to share again. The first one is from a Lifebook lesson. In the second one I was playing around with doodling on a stenciled image and making a gratitude page.
Have a great weekend.
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I have a loving husband who thinks I'm a bit crazy to be so obsessed with art. I am a mother of five children from ages 21 to 5. I spend most of my time mothering and keeping house. In my free time I like to play with textiles, art journaling and painting. I have a degree in textile and apparel studies with a design focus. Right now I am more interested in fiber arts than apparel design, but I don't know where my journey will take me.
Check out my husband's website. He is a writer and has written about our life and many other amusing stories.