JUDY MARTIN : Rough couching, over raveled weft threads, un-separated floss, and narrow strips of denim. It evokes Starry Night. "The threads and fabrics are familiar things used in an unfamiliar way. What is usually used to make a neat seam or a mended pocket, is used here in a messy and raveled manner." Read her post and enjoy the detail photos.
Although I don’t like to do it often, sometimes falling down the internet rabbit hole for hours on end can be a rewarding experience. When I last fell into the digital abyss, I came up for air only to realize I had been on the computer for two and a half hours. Shameful. Thankfully, my watering, computer-damaged eyes were not in vain, for I had discovered something wonderful: Catharine Ellis and her shibori weavings.
Whilst at the sewing, stitching and handcraft show in Adelaide, I have had my first try at Boro. The beautiful Jane from BeBe Bold has patiently shown me this wonderful Japanese folk art form of recycling fabric. I think she has created a monster because I am officially hooked! #bebebold #recycledfabric #boro