Hello everyone! This week I spent time helping a friend dye fibre a greenish gold spot dye for a particular project. It worked beautifully
I also spent time tweaking “Autumn”. I have finally finished the hooking! That was quite a long haul. It’s ready for pressing and finishing now. The changes were in the table in the left corner and the text in the bottom border. I moved “THE” over a bit from “HUMS”.
This week I also started hooking my Fraktur chair mat that I designed in Susan Feller’s course, Folk Art with Flair, during Workshop Week 2. I managed to get so far and that’s it. Hopefully I’ll be able to work on it today. I haven’t chosen a background colour yet. I was going to use parchment, but my dye job did not turn out on the wool. It was great on the nylons! But I need enough for four chair pads eventually. So I will be visiting the dye pots again in the near future.
This week I also started an online free Workshop that lasts two weeks. I heard about it on Laura Salamy’s blog – High on Hooking. It’s called Sketchbook Revival and it’s offered for free once a year. You sign up and receive an email every day for two weeks, with links to two sketchbook lessons from different artists. So far I’ve watched four videos. Two were the preamble to the course. The two videos yesterday were on familiarizing yourself with the art supplies you already have, and one line drawing. So far it’s been interesting. Check it out!