wallhanging felt and paper

Wallhanging called ¨under water¨. Papercut and collage with colored mulberry paper, joomchi, and felted with wool. The colores bleed and blend and the resulting colors are more interesting to me than the original colors. It is almost a monochrome now though I had put in the form of a jellyfish …

wallpiece ¨Palette¨

This piece shows the natural pigments that I extracted last year, mostly from plants that were in my surrounding and garden. Birchleafs and willow, dahlia, hawthorn and tagetes and indigo. When I saw the dyed wools together it was a reflection of the plants and the dyeing. The colors form …

small weaving

Prepared wool for a small project. Left is schoonebeeker wool twined with linen, right is madder dyed wool, carded to spin. I wanted to capture the thick schoonebeeker with the madder dyed yarns and planned to add one or two plain squares. But I ended up with irregular shapes formed …

natural dyeing

wool that was dyed with plants last year, finally rinsed and hanging to dry. yellows from birch, weld+onion, tagetes. orange and pinks from dahlia, willow, avocado, hawthorn blue from indigo, from my attempt for a fermentation vat greens from birch+copperwater, indigo+weld, sunflower+ironwater grey from gipsyworth+iron Wool is Cikta, Romney and …