Category Archives: washing

‘Earth Repair’ – 3 Years Later

2014 3 years 3 months after the emergency while living outside wrapped around the Indian plum I brought the 3 afternoon tea cloths inside.  They were carefully washed, dried and ironed. I was hoping the laundering had stopped the decay processes. There is much staining and decay and large holes had appeared. How to preserve this […]


Studio Footwear and Laundry Centre

I received lots of comments and questions about my choice of Studio Footwear, as seen in this previous blog post.To answer you all, here are the details. Outside: (Left) Suede, Danish-style clog. Brand – ‘Simple’. The best feature is when I step in soft soil the heel print says ‘past’ while the toe part has […]


Jane Dunnewold Workshop

I attended Jane Dunnewold’s Dye workshop at the Pacific Northwest Art School in Coupeville. Jane took us through many different dyeing techniques. I picked up lots of valuable tips to fine tune my dyeing practice and I was able to correct the bad habits I had developed over the years. The first exercise was to dye […]