I recently attended a two day workshop organised by Becca of Textile Explorations
. It was held in a fabulous community association building in Yate near Bristol.
The workshop was taught by Ruth Issett
who is well known for her colour expertise. The first process of the day was to dye 9 main colours. Ruth had chosen Antique Gold, Golden, Lemon, Magenta, Carmine Red, Scarlet, Medium Blue, Cerulean Blue and Turquoise.
Here are all my fabrics, dried and ironed. (Yes! I picked up an iron!)
The second process involved choosing 2 colours which we mixed in 3 different proportions to create a family of colour. Here are mine drying overnight.
And altogether before ironing. Yes I ironed these as well.
I recorded the colour mixing for each set of 2 colours.
Two of the colour families followed on from each other.
I love this bundle of threads that frayed from the fabrics.
These are all the little bits I cut of each strip I stuck into my sketchbook.
I used some of the little bits to make these colour collages which need to be stitched.
The two days were fantastic. I learned such a lot.
Thank you Becca for organising the workshop. And thanks to Ruth for her excellent teaching.
Thanks for stopping by.Bernice