Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Discharge......Hand Dyes


I have several containers of






Most of it is more than 7 years old.

I thought I should test it to see if it still works???



I pulled out some of my dark hand dyes:


Yupp.....still works!



I couldn't stop with just a test...


Painted on with natural fiber brush...

These circles are 18 inches

I am working BIG today!




Folded Shibori Hand Dye











Folded Shibori Hand Dye






Pleated Gradient





Stamped with HUGE stencil brush









This piece of fabric is 6 feet long:





Close Up View:











Close Up View:


I had a FUN day in the Thread Shed!


I have a pile of dark hand dyes waiting for me

and lots of discharge paste.






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May Your Bobbin Always Be Full,


LuAnn Kessi

5 comments:

virginiaggg said...

Aren't you having fun!!! I love to discharge. The uncertainty is the most fun.

Vicki W said...

You might be having too much fun....if there is such a thing!

Robbie said...

These turned out great! I just discharged a table runner I made last fall...I had a hard time stopping!!! HA

claudia said...

This is probably something I could get addicted to! It looks like a lot of fun!

Karen said...

Have you washed these pieces? I used some old discharge paste, it seemed to work fine but when I washed the fabric the design was gone.