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Wuzhen and Indigo

We also visited Wuzhen, a 1300-year-old water town on the lower reaches of the Yangtze River.  Its a beautiful place and a short drive from Shanghai.  Here are some pictures of the demonstration area for the Chinese process of stencil … Continue reading

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Bai Minority Village and Indigo

In 2009 we visited Yunnan Province and went to  Zhoucheng Village, where the Bai Ethnic people still practice the Chinese Tie dye technique.   I purchased several meters of this fabric and made a quilt for a family member. Here are … Continue reading

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Fall Dye Project – the scarves

Its been quite awhile since I posted the pictures of my stencils and the items that I pasted.  The holidays are over and now I am adding pictures of the scarves that I pasted and dyed.  Some were dyed in … Continue reading

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Fall Dye Project – Applying the resist

I finished several new stencils and wanted to try them out so I decided to paste several shirts, scarves and fabric.  The floral patterns were from some textile books I bought in China  The fabric was Kona cotton, Kona cotton/linen … Continue reading

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