Notions-Drye Goods Studio Diary

Thanks for checking in. I am a fiber artist and designer. My currant emphasis is on eco printing and other wildcraft with a touch of up-cycling thrown in. You can also catch up with my wanderings on my Facebook page Drye Goods Studio.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

Seaweed Salad

I brought home bags of seaweed off the beaches of Olympic Peninsula, we will see what happens. Needless to say I did the steaming outside for this one!

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Eco Printing Results!

I will be taking these to Best of the Northwest next weekend. In the meantime I will be fighting my way across Snoqualmie Pass to visit a friend. She lives on the peninsula where things are actually growing! I am taking an old dictionary and a phone book so I can press some leaves to bring back.
Mono printing with rusted nails.
Eco-printing with rose petals.
With deadfall leaves.
With eucalyptus.
And with fern leaf maple.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Cabbage and Beets and Onions

Here is today's batch, hopefully they will be ready to go to Best of the Northwest.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Off to the Show!

My new friend is in her seat and ready to go to Custers Spring Art and Craft Fair!

Monday, March 4, 2013

More Steam Printing

This a mix of wind fall and dried pressed leaves, the silk was pre-treated with steel wool.

Friday, March 1, 2013

Experimenting with Paper Mache

I haven't done this since I did it with a room full of over active sixth graders. It was a "never again" moment. But it's fun when it doesn't end up in your hair!
In progress;


Finished: