These are the final pieces for the CHH sale. The first scarf if one of my favorites. It is silk and has been eco printed with the autumn leaves of the Mexican Buckeye as well as some from an ornamental Pear. I added some fresh rose petals for a little more color.
This silk scarf was eco printed with rose leaves and the leaves from the “Wandering Jew” (tradescantia pendula) plant.
The final scarf was a fun indigo dye project. The beautiful cotton scarf was handwoven in Indonesia. I did a bit of folding and dipped it into an indigo pot. The color is gorgeous.
Hope to see you all the the sale. The Contemporary Handweavers of Houston Annual Sale starts this Thursday (November 20th) and runs through Saturday (November 22nd). The location is 2315 Commerce and the hours are 10am until 5pm Thursday and Friday and from 10am until 9pm on Saturday.
I was busily tagging all my goodies for the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston sale and realized that I didn’t include pictures of my little felt bags in the last post. I found these very cute little bags in all kinds of colors and couldn’t decide how to embellish them. Then I remembered the wonderful hand dyed mohair curls I got from Kai Mohair (who has the most beautiful goats). I got out my felting needles and start punching away. The mohair goes all around the bag. I just love the look. Hope everyone else does also.
Getting ready for the 2014 Contemporary Handweavers of Houston annual sale. Led an activity at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft this year making felted soap. Decided they would be a fun ‘little’ thing to have available at the CHH sale.
Did some off loom bead weaving to create these wonderful earrings. Even did up a few pair of ear threads. Those always seem to be very popular.
Made more loom woven bracelets. I just love making these. They’re like potato chips. ‘You just can’t make one’!
I’ll also have a few of my scarves there. There will be an indigo and a couple of eco prints.
This year the sale is later than usual. It is scheduled to be next door (Art Studios at 2315 Commerce) to our new ‘home’ (Art Studios at 2323 Commerce)and to be able to participate in the local Art Crawl. I suspect these will be the dates (Nov 20-22) going forward. It should be a fun new experience. Check the CHH website for details (www.weavehouston.org).