Saturday, March 14, 2015

Designing with snow dyed fabric

     I now have a stack of snow dyed fabrics and have puzzled over what to do with them. The variations in color and pattern are so enticing!

     After trying many different arrangements, I decided to just start. I work in an intuitive way and figure it out as I go along. I move fabric around in a lot of different ways and then get to the point that I sew it together. This is the design before it was quilted or trimmed:

This is the quilted piece. It is all pinned for blocking. After that, I have ideas about what else I am going to add to it, but want the base to be blocked and flat first. 

Come back soon and see the finished piece. If you still have snow, it's an intriguing way to dye since the results are very surprising.