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October 21, 2011

I’m experimenting with making fabric pages.

 the background fabric is hand-woven linen, arashi shibori dyed with kakishibu. The insert is one of my “log cabin” patches stitched from tiny scraps.

  I’ve used fusible interfacing to stabilize the light weight fabric and finished the inside with silk, shibori dyed with lichen.. then stitched in a smaller page of hand-woven linen and shifu.

think I’ll try a blanket stitch around the edge.

I started this piece first to use as a hard cover but got in a bit of a muddle so left it to simmer and moved on to the page above.

this is the latest bojaji, think it will get a bit more stitching. There is some stamping, some eco dyeing, natural dyes and some hand-woven scraps.  I managed to leave some of the original hemstitching on the napkin pieces.

 I’m having fun!

7 Comments leave one →
  1. December 5, 2012 11:15 am

    Sigh…such a sweet little bojagi. You are getting really good at making these!


    • December 5, 2012 11:22 am

      Kristin – there is a new one almost finished, pictures to come soon – if I can get wordpress to work.


  2. Carolanne permalink
    October 26, 2011 11:23 am

    gosh that’s beautiful!


  3. October 23, 2011 7:45 am

    I can see that you are having fun, and me too in going through your (sometimes obscure) post.


  4. October 23, 2011 5:15 am

    these are super jean. you are so right on. as neki says: the fabric pages!!!!!
    wow. WOW!


  5. October 22, 2011 3:50 am

    the fabric pages,the fabric pages!!!!♥♥


  6. October 21, 2011 7:37 pm

    You have been busy! Excellent workshops always make me feel invigorated and inspired; go wherever the impulses take you!


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