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oh, wow!

June 28, 2013

this is why sampling is worth the time and effort

and why photographing the process, in all the stages, can be helpful

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the weaving as it came off the loom

different weft colours – from the left – blue, pale yellow, red and dark and light green

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two are woven shibori and the other two were folded and block resisted

the two end pieces were discharged in a thiourea dioxide bath

the two center pieces were discharged in a black vat dye

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it is difficult to believe they are all the same warp

in some cases the  colours and yarns react to the thiourea dioxide in  extremely different ways

the winner

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and now to weave the final 2 yards

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12 Comments leave one →
  1. June 28, 2013 6:27 pm

    No kidding: “Wow” is right. You are amazing, Jean – such a creative mind!

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    • June 28, 2013 7:31 pm

      Heather – I love this technique because the results are always a surprise, weaving can be so predictable!

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  2. June 28, 2013 7:39 pm

    These are amazing Jean! So gorgeous.

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  3. Renee permalink
    June 29, 2013 10:57 am

    Oh wow is right!

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  4. June 30, 2013 8:06 am

    yes, too all your comments, but what i like is the reminder that “things” happen, even to planned weaving. what i really wonder is what the next 2 yards will be!

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  5. July 3, 2013 2:04 am

    wow indeed! we want to see more

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  6. July 3, 2013 6:37 am

    hey, you changed your header (i think that’s what they call it). nicely done!

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