Monthly Archives: August 2013

MELD Progress

We had a consolidating day today.    We’re on track for an exhibition in late October and early November. in 2014. Every one of us is planning our work and is confident of meeting deadlines… It was a bit distracting … Continue reading

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Draping course

Three of the four MELDers; me, Julie and Louise, started a short course at ECU today on draping for fashion design.  I hope they will post their results.  I folded up my crisp, shapeless, flat calico yardage and departed, determined … Continue reading

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Quilting BEFORE dyeing

Here’s a pic of one of the results of some experiments I’ve documented on my blog. mnfblog.com

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Encaustic Workshop

Yesterday Liz and I attended a WAFTA workshop with tutor Julia Sutton on “Encaustic Foundations Made Easy” Encaustic is an ancient medium using beeswax, resin and pigment. Smooth and textural painting, image transfer, incising and collage are all possible. Here … Continue reading

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