Monday, March 1, 2010

CQMagOnline Article: Painted Backgrounds

The dragonfly below is from the Painted Backgrounds article in the October 2009 issue of CQMagOnline, featuring painted or dyed backgrounds for use in crazy quilting, or other applications. http://www.cqmagonline.com/vol08iss04/articles/962/index.shtml

The dragonfly and the background are painted on Dupioni silk.

The article includes techniques for dying silk ribbon, lace, embroidery threads, fabrics, etc., without getting undesirable muddy or brown areas.

This Dupioni silk "background" was dyed with OzeCraft fabric dyes.
Dupioni silk fabric, and silk ribbon, dyed with OzeCraft fabric dyes.

5 comments:

  1. WOW I just love your dragonfly!!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. I like your blog !!Thank you. They are really great .
    do not miss my goods , they are very beautiful !!
    Fashion watches
    Discount watches
    Antique pocket watches
    Engraved pocket watches

    ReplyDelete
  3. As usual very beautiful painting! I just love this dragonfly!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Gеtting a good HD TV has neveг beеn еasier.

    Discovеr the гight moԁеl for you аnd yοur pocket ωith оur гeview at httρ://reviеws.

    tоp-information.net/samsung-un40еh6000-rеview/
    Also visit my blog post :: relaxing weight loss hypnosis session - how to lose weight - weight loss hypnosis video

    ReplyDelete