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silk this time

December 11, 2011

in all previous bojagi, the size of the scraps  have controlled the design

this time I’ve decided to try designing on paper first

inspired by “Polyphonic White”  by Paul Klee, I’ve worked out a block size and colour placement


using all natural dyed silk samples, block sizes will be somewhat restricted

and I haven’t followed the colours in the painting

 there is a nice little pile of “maybe and what if’s”

this is the first time I have used one fibre and weight of fabric

may have to get out the dye pots – not ’till after Christmas!

“We learn to see what flows beneath.

We learn the prehistory of the visible.

We learn to dig deep and to lay bare, to explain, to analyse.”

Paul Klee

11 Comments leave one →
  1. December 11, 2011 3:48 pm

    i think a little wander through your samples/scraps would be divine, indeed!


  2. December 11, 2011 4:36 pm

    I love seeing your bojagi pieces!! And can’t wait to see this piece in progress! I started a English paper piecing quilt based on Paul Klee’s work! it’s for our Inspired by the Master’s exhibit. I need to sandwich and quilt it!! After christmas, I hope! Again, your work is wonderful!!


  3. December 11, 2011 5:44 pm

    Wow, designer bojagi this time! It will be gorgeous with your pile of fabric – Enjoy Nat


  4. December 12, 2011 11:26 am

    That is a lovely selection of fabric pieces, looking forward to seeing how you progress with the bojagi.


  5. arlene permalink
    December 12, 2011 6:47 pm

    The colors are wonderful. I’ll be waiting patiently to see the finished project.


  6. December 13, 2011 1:54 am

    you have the best scraps ever!!


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