I've managed to figure out how to get back into my blog! This is an accomplishment in itself.
I played with soy wax last night with variable success. But perhaps I have learned a few things that I can apply the next time I play with wax. For this piece I used a stencil and applied the hot soy wax with a brush. Then I brushed paint over the fabric. As you can see, some of the paint leached in under the wax which was layered on the top of the fabric. Here is a picture of my most successful piece.
And then I have been trying to create some fiber postcards with a spring feel to them. Since I am not really a spring person it is a challenge to me to work in the pastels and even the brights that spring evokes. These are a couple of my efforts.
Trying New Things
This is a new technique that I have been playing with. I lay dyed wool roving down on batting and cover it with water soluble stabilizer. Then I thread paint over the whole thing before dissolving the stabilizer. The effect is rather nice, but I think I need to do some more playing before it is perfected.