GONE RUSTIC STUDIO and GALLERY

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vessels, cont.

vessels, cont.
Who knew that my decision to make vessels for an exhibition would morph into lockdown art?

avocado dye

avocado dye
I've had a wonderful time over the past week making pink dye from avocado seeds.

marking time

marking time
When I started this textile artwork I had no idea how it would turn out.

going with the flow

going with the flow
When I create, I like to allow things to evolve as I work.

seed stitch

seed stitch
When I decided to fill in the shadows of the leaf prints with seed stitch it didn’t worry me that it would take time!

couching

couching
Couching ... nothing to do with couches!

circles

circles
Somehow circles keep reappearing in my work, and this one is no exception.

slow stitching

slow stitching
Yes I do need a slow stitching project!

bubble bubble

bubble bubble

After a couple of weeks’ break the cauldrons are simmering again!

FREE mini-tutorial

FREE mini-tutorial
Have you been wondering how to eco print on paper?

zero waste + eucalyptus

Eco dyed merino scarf, detail - by Rita Summers

Find out about my zero waste policy and the method I use to eco print on wool with eucalyptus leaves!