Monday, August 06, 2012

transparencies



four different weights of silk and two of cotton waiting to become transparent wisps of color...vinegar for the silks, soda ash for the cottons..



I'll leave them until tomorrow and tend to the batch from yesterday. It needs some TLC - Aquasafe, a gentle wash out and rinse, drying and ironing. Enough for one day.




remember that white linen dress with the little shell buttons on the bodice?

2 comments:

arlee said...

!OOOOOOOOOOOO! Batch em! batch em! shows em!

jude said...

color and heart...

oatmeal cooties

Cleaning out old stuff from the pantry, I found an ancient box of oatmeal that had a lovely colony of cooties living in it. Do you know a...

Play it again Sam.