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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Rust Dying Fabric




OK - Let me just say, by choice, I don't own much brown colored fabric. I have made a few "brown" quilted art pieces but mostly in an effort to create a masculine looking piece. I've even seen and heard of dying fabric with rust before but it never interested me. . . until this week. So, I took my usual walk with my dog and collected several interesting rusted pieces along our rural road, then checked in our shed and got busy. It was a bit messy but here's the results. I'm not sure of how I'll use these 4 fat quarters yet, but we'll see.

1 comment:

Frances said...

Hi Julie,

We met at the Asheville show...i am Anita's friend who talked to you in the boutique. She sent your blog and I have enjoyed looking thru it.....you give a great amount of information!!!! Thanks for doing it!!