14 March 2015

Happiness In A Wash Tub

I'm sure a lot of you have tried Dylon dye, but did you know that you don't have to use the whole sachet at once, and that you can mix different colours and play with the application of the dyes? I've been having fun with Dylon hand dye lately, in preparation for a class I'm teaching at the local adult education centre. I'll show you the results soon, but until then, have a look at this:

It's not often the wash tub fills me with such happiness. <3

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1 March 2015

Use Your Treasures Part 3

I fell in love with the pink and yellow colour scheme of the pouch that I showed you in my last blog post, so when it was time to finally make that tablet sleeve that I've been meaning to sew for months, I went with the flow. I combined my hand dyed and hand printed fabrics with linen - I love the contrast between rough and neutral coloured linen and smooth and colourful cotton. I used the same pattern that I've used for mobile phone covers, only bigger. Now I'm ready to carry my tablet around in style!

And just as a reminder, this is what it looks like as a mobile cover:

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