Hmmm. It's Saturday night and I have been thinking about a new piece. A shibori dress. Something grand.
I have worked on a design this weekend, and decided to document the creation of the piece in pictures. Cut silk for Blue Diva Dress I started with a roll of silk and cut 2 lengths, each 6 feet long. Then hemmed the pieces. To get them on one of my poles they needed to be more narrow though, so I cut them in half lengthwise again. Finishing the hems now and will wash each
Ok. So my steaming capability increased tenfold but then...
It was truly appalling to take my masterpiece out of the steamer, only to realize that my steam water had turned orange in color! The silk apparently was not affected by it, but it just seemed to be oh so wrong. The steamer grate was covered in it also. It looked awful, like rust in the pot when the wet residue dried, but it came right off by scrubbing with a sponge. It was perplexing. It hit me then that others, s