Red Cabbage Ink

Making Natural Inks In a previous blogpost, I showed some of my experiments with creating color with tea – ink, dye, and stain. A little while ago, I tried my hand at making ink with red cabbage. I had heard wonders of red cabbage, but you have to try it to understand. Below I have …

Dying Paper with Tea

Dyeing Paper with Tea (Reposted from January) How would a mixed media artist celebrate National Hot Tea Month without dying paper with tea? I can’t imagine. The question remained which method should I use? Well, why choose? I would just try them all. First cycle of dyeing: 6 bargain grade tea bags Pour 4 cups …

Kuchi Koo Take Two – Stenciled Bracelet – for the Artist Tribe

  Kuchi Koo Take Two!   The Artist Tribe is featuring Kuchi Patches from Gwen Lafleur’s shop. I’ve already featured one, a small round one, in a fiber art brooch. (Interested? Click here.) Look at this beauty! The color. The design. The geometry. I was smitten, but couldn’t decide what to do with it.  That …

Kuchi Koo – Artist Tribe Challenge October 2017

One of the many fun things about being part of Gwen Lafleur’s Artist Tribe is the monthly challenges. Gwen’s shop is so jam-packed full of great stuff it’s hard to choose what to work on. These challenges help me to focus. I’m liable to stop and chase shiny objects midway through a project, so this structure …