Foiling on Fabric

 

Learn how to foil shapes on fabric. In this workshop Linda will show you two fast and easy methods to add some metallic gleam to your fabric. See her samples and also how she’s used the techniques in her quilts.

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Approximate run time: 17 minutes

Presenter: Linda Kemshall

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Easy Batik Fabrics

 

Learn how to make your own beautiful batik fabrics with simple mark making and layers of colour. We’ll use simple tools and easy-to-use wax to create these stunning, one of a kind fabrics. They’ll be perfect for use in your quilting making and embroidery, in fact any stitched project.

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Approximate run time: 30 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Indigo Overdye

 

Dive into the fascinating world of indigo! In this workshop Laura will show you how to create stunning fabrics by using simple resist techniques and indigo as an overdye. We just love the results and we think you will too. In the workshop Laura uses an indigo dye kit. At the time of publishing, indigo dye kits are available from many craft suppliers on the internet. Laura’s kit is from Art Van Go, and there are others from well known brands such as Jacquard.

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Approximate run time: 38 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Free – Simple Thread Skeins

If you enjoy dyeing fabric, then it’s highly likely you’re going to want threads to match! In this show see how Laura prepares skeins ready for dyeing.

Approximate run time: 6 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

If you enjoy dyeing fabric, then it’s highly likely you’re going to want threads to match! In this show see how Laura prepares skeins ready for dyeing.

Indigo and Rust

We just love the combination of indigo and rust dyed fabrics. In this workshop collection we’ll guide you through the essentials of indigo dyeing, plus more advanced methods using pleating, clamping and other simple resist methods. Next try rusting your fabric with iron objects to create incredible organic patterning.

Hand Dyeing

In this archive collection of 2 video workshops Laura will show you two of her favourite methods for colouring cloth with hand dyeing techniques. Use Procion MX dyes to colour natural fibre fabrics for fabulous results. You’ll only require simple equipment and Laura will guide you through the processes step-by-step.

Dye Painting

In this collection of three video workshops Laura will demonstrate easy, but highly effective ways to colour cloth with thickened dyes. Explore three different methods for adding colour pattern and line using simple materials and equipment. Laura will show you how to use thickened dyes for these processes, an ideal choice as they won’t stiffen the fabric at all.

Painterly Piecing, Applique and Hand Dyeing

We just love hand dyed fabrics, there’s no better way to create just the colours and colour combinations that we want for our work. In this video collection we’ll show you how to dye your own fabrics and then use them in painterly appliqué and patchwork projects.

The Thick of It

Learn how to thicken Procion MX dyes with Manutex (sodium alginate) so that you can paint or print with them.

Approximate run time: 8 minutes

Presenter: Laura Kemshall

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Learn how to thicken Procion MX dyes with Manutex (sodium alginate) so that you can paint or print with them.