Category Archives: threads

Hemoglobin: Chlorophyll – the process

The ground is a collection of domestic linens (pillow cases, bedsheets, table cloths, bed spread) I dyed in reds and greens then strip-pieced. The resulting fabric hung on my design wall for a long time while I tried to work out what to do next.The image of the finished work appeared one day.The next step was to get […]

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SDA Members’ Exhibition

One of the best exhibitions (there were lots of ‘bests’) at the 2013 SDA conference was the Members’ Show ‘in~ter~face: connections’ in the SAY Si Gallery.There were so many works to look at there wasn’t time to do justice to them all.While doing a survey swoop of the space I saw reoccurring extreme texture.I decided to spend my […]

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Synesthesia #2

Using my trusty Color Tool I sort fabrics and threads for the 2nd work in the Synesthesia series. The high value threads and fabrics I have in my stash are mostly low in intensity. The mid value fabrics and threads are also mostly low in intensity. The low value fabrics and threads are brighter.  A quick black and […]

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Synesthesia #1 Yellow

Synesthesia is a condition where one mixes up the senses eg seeing a sound as a shape or tasting a colour.I don’t have synesthesia but I do see each colour as having a certain energy or movement.Starting with yellow – the chameleon with rays of energy – I sorted fabrics and threads. Using my camera set on black/white I […]

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