I printed some fern resist
on white canvas
with Elmer's Clear Washable School Glue
a few days ago.
and today I painted it with some
It is drying again, and then I will heat set it.
The color is not very true here -
I will photograph it again when dry.
I'm thinking this would make a really nice fabric
for chair backs in our dining room.
This afternoon I steamed some red onion skins
and rose leaves.
Let's see how long I can wait to open this bundle!
I opened my first '3-week bundle' this afternoon!
This piece was wrapped around a rusty chain.
The fabric had been steeped in River Birch Leaves,
and some had been rolled up inside:
When this piece was batching,
I was still under the impression that it was a good thing
to keep my bundles rolled up in plastic -
hence the black mold spots on this piece.
This last picture is quite dramatic, I think:
This part of the silk is toward the very outer edge of the roll,
where the river birch liquor was strongest.