Tag Archives: eco dye

  • Caterpillars, Sewn Headbands, Coptic!

    Posted on December 17, 2015 by in My Books, Sewn Spine

      My Fall stay in Nebraska was very productive in terms of reading books (seven!) and making books (four!). Two of my books were created for future OLLI workshops so you will see those at the end of January. The book I enjoyed the most was created from lacewood boards (a gift from my woodworking […]

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  • Boiled Books

    Posted on November 17, 2015 by in How-To, Studio

    With heavy winds and lots of rain on our North Coast we have enough fallen leaves to use for hundreds of boiled books. Sandy, Michele (the Younger), and I converged on Michele’s backyard to make a sandwich out of leaves and Bristol paper sheets. Michele had a great selection of dried leaves in a homemade […]

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  • Eco Printing

    Posted on January 30, 2014 by in Eco Dyeing, Studio

    It was an eco dye playday yesterday with friend, Sandy. Inspired by India Flint’s Eco Colour. We used dried and fresh vegetation—huge surprise that the dried leaves left so much color. We used Stonehenge printmaking paper and Watercolor paper with leaves packed in between sheets. The sandwiches were bound together then boiled for 1.5 hours […]

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