Category Archives: silk printing

Invisible garden

Photographs from my exhibition at Gatakers Artspace Maryborough. Exhibition continues until February 28th.      

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Printing with dye

https://nancybrownstudio.wordpress.com/courses/ Recently I was given some dyes and silk paints, so have begun printing with them. The colours are beautiful, and the material completely keeps its feel. I’ve enjoyed putting my big steamer back in action to set the dyes. … Continue reading

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Prints from Plants at Northey St City Farm

  I love Northey St City farm, and enjoyed facilitating this workshop where we created prints from the plants in the garden on t shirts, sarongs, scarves and bags. Some photos from a Prints from Plants workshop one of their … Continue reading

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Summer School

Some photos from summer school weekend courses at Brisbane Insitute of Art: T shirt printing and Fabric printing:

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Day of the Dead

http://www.upatreearts.org/ Preparing for Day of the Dead with Upatree Arts at Mt Nebo, preparing and creating images on the screens ready for a day of printing.

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silk scarves

Making silk scarves, some work in progress, for Catwalk Botanique event, Friends of Mt Cootha Botanical Gardens.

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into the blue

Indigo: complicated and unpredictable, irresistable shades of blue. Making new from old with my indigo pot, with bizarre transformations from green to blue. Shibori: the art of clamping, pleating, transforming and twisting fabric to create and repeat pattern. http://rawart.com.au/product/shibori-indigo-pot

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Shifting

It’s Ekka time again, I have made some shifts for the Botanical fashion parade, ┬ámy contribution to the slow fashion movement, a small and growing sewing machine led rebellion to the globalisation of fashion. A response to questions that are … Continue reading

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Alchemy and pattern around the Hills

On my line from today’s workshop, Shibori folded, clamped twisted and sewn. I found some triangles, circles and squares to clamp onto the cloth at Reverse Garbage, http://www.reversegarbage.com.au/ We created some very geometric pieces of indigo dyed cloth, with the … Continue reading

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Back to Coochie

The 8.30 ferry from Victoria Point took us across to the little island . I had brought along some silk, and I wanted to print some treasures from Coochie onto it. The group were busy preparing for their annual exhibition, … Continue reading

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