Monthly Archives: January 2013

Hair remover cream

Question answered!  I applied Nair Sensitive to a piece of hand-dyed silk fabric through a stencil and left it on for periods of 15, 30, 45 and 60 minutes before washing it off with soap and water.  Result is pale … Continue reading

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Sun Steaming in jar

Last week I collected hibiscus flowers from Claire’s place. I layed them onto a silk scarf, which had been soda ashed. I then sprayed the scarf with a solution of copper water to which an iron solution had also been … Continue reading

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My First Flower Finished for Fingers and Petals

This is my first flower for the Fingers and Petals Flower Show. I’ve just finished it.  I still have to put my name on it somehow. It is approximately 23cm diameter and about 5cm thick. The blog for Fingers and … Continue reading

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Crumpled Paper

I’ve just completed the final colour project post and Liz especially might like this final technique – Crumpling.  I’ve followed the instructions in Folding Techniques for Designers by Paul Jackson.  Using tissue paper, crumpling and recrumpling to reduce the size … Continue reading

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