My Repair Project

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My Repair Project

My Repair Project

My Repair project is a textile project aimed and drawing attention to environmental damage and emotional damage. Using vintage and second hand fabrics , dyeing them…

– Blog on Natural Dyeing and all about my Repair Project

– Blog on Natural Dyeing and all about my Repair Project

My repair Project

My repair Project

Busy day at the office.. scouring fabric and dyeing with onion and adding iron water. Part of my #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Busy day at the office.. scouring fabric and dyeing with onion and adding iron water. Part of my #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This will be a 2day job.

Violet Shirran Textile Artist on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This will be a 2day job.”

32 Likes, 1 Comments - Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This…”

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Day 3: Dyeing fabric before I stitch.

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Day 3: Dyeing fabric before I stitch.

Out of the dye pot this morning. Brazilwood on Silk, linen and cotton.#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Out of the dye pot this morning. Brazilwood on Silk, linen and cotton.#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Hot off the clothesline..... Brazilwood silk shawl.

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Hot off the clothesline..... Brazilwood silk shawl.

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers.....good enough to eat...or drink!

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers.....good enough to eat...or drink!

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers

Violet Shirran Textile Artist on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers”

36 Likes, 4 Comments - Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers”

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Violet Shirran Textile Artist on Instagram: “Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch”

54 Likes, 3 Comments - Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) on Instagram: “Dyeing with Hibiscus flowers. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch”

Day 18 #the100dayproject continuing to dye with Hibiscus and Logwood ( my cooker is actually purple at the moment!!! )

Day 18 #the100dayproject continuing to dye with Hibiscus and Logwood ( my cooker is actually purple at the moment!!! )

#100daysofstitchandsketch #the100dayproject

#100daysofstitchandsketch #the100dayproject

You know who you are!!! THANK YOU!

You know who you are!!! THANK YOU!

Eat pomegranate, Dye with Pomegranate! Nom Nom....

Eat pomegranate, Dye with Pomegranate! Nom Nom....

Naturally dyed Linen. #the100dayproject

Naturally dyed Linen. #the100dayproject

#the100dayproject Can't wait to dye this beautiful antique French Linen that arrived from Deborah Green I'll in the UK.

#the100dayproject Can't wait to dye this beautiful antique French Linen that arrived from Deborah Green I'll in the UK.

#the100dayproject Always keep the Avocado happy to get best dye results!😋

#the100dayproject Always keep the Avocado happy to get best dye results!😋

It's important to scour your fabric to clean it and then mordant your fabric before Natural dyeing. It's not all fun and colour!!!!!! 😜

It's important to scour your fabric to clean it and then mordant your fabric before Natural dyeing. It's not all fun and colour!!!!!! 😜

#100daysofstitchandsketch You must check that your PH is right when dyeing. Dark green=good!!

#100daysofstitchandsketch You must check that your PH is right when dyeing. Dark green=good!!

This combination of Cutch and Nettle reminds me of mint chocolate! #the100dayproject

This combination of Cutch and Nettle reminds me of mint chocolate! #the100dayproject

Experimenting with iron water. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Experimenting with iron water. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

#the100dayproject Dyed antique aprons I bought in Amsterdam with Hibiscus flowers and altered with vinegar. 💜

#the100dayproject Dyed antique aprons I bought in Amsterdam with Hibiscus flowers and altered with vinegar. 💜

All this week's colours from top; Cutch, onion, Nettle 12 hours, Nettle 24 hours, Hibiscus on Linen and silk and Hibiscuses with vinegar. Busy week!

All this week's colours from top; Cutch, onion, Nettle 12 hours, Nettle 24 hours, Hibiscus on Linen and silk and Hibiscuses with vinegar. Busy week!

#the100dayproject Linen Dyed with onion and Cutch with dots of iron water.

#the100dayproject Linen Dyed with onion and Cutch with dots of iron water.

The variety of color you can get from just one pot of dye if you experiment with mordants and fabric

The variety of color you can get from just one pot of dye if you experiment with mordants and fabric

#the100dayproject Back to basics.

#the100dayproject Back to basics.

Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) • Instagram photos and videos

Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) • Instagram photos and videos

A sewing day today. X

A sewing day today. X

Dyeing with Lac. See the difference when I add cream of tartar, iron or soda?

Dyeing with Lac. See the difference when I add cream of tartar, iron or soda?

Natural Dyeing, using Lac.

Natural Dyeing, using Lac.

Dyeing starfish that washed up after Storm Emma!

Dyeing starfish that washed up after Storm Emma!

Drying Lac dyed fabrics..

Drying Lac dyed fabrics..

Some of the colours I'm achieveing with natural dyes. 🌿

Some of the colours I'm achieveing with natural dyes. 🌿

Experimenting with Lac again this evening. 💕

Experimenting with Lac again this evening. 💕

Pomegranate and Lac dyed fabrics go beautifully together...

Pomegranate and Lac dyed fabrics go beautifully together...

Dyeing with Pomegranate. 💕

Dyeing with Pomegranate. 💕

Colourful studio these days 🌈

Colourful studio these days 🌈

Day 50 of #the100dayproject Half way there....

Day 50 of #the100dayproject Half way there....

Match made in Heaven....today's post.! 💕

Match made in Heaven....today's post.! 💕

Utensil Heaven. Yes, I'm a utensil junkie!

Utensil Heaven. Yes, I'm a utensil junkie!

Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) • Instagram photos and videos

Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) • Instagram photos and videos

Ironing and sorting out colours today....

Ironing and sorting out colours today....

Natural dyeing

My Repair Project

My Repair Project

My Repair project is a textile project aimed and drawing attention to environmental damage and emotional damage. Using vintage and second hand fabrics , dyeing them…

Other Pins

My Repair Project

My Repair Project

My Repair project is a textile project aimed and drawing attention to environmental damage and emotional damage. Using vintage and second hand fabrics , dyeing them…

My Repair Project

My Repair Project

My Repair project is a textile project aimed and drawing attention to environmental damage and emotional damage. Using vintage and second hand fabrics , dyeing them…

My Repair Project

My Repair Project

My Repair project is a textile project aimed and drawing attention to environmental damage and emotional damage. Using vintage and second hand fabrics , dyeing them…

Hoop art. Hand stitching. Embroidering harmful words in order to repair them.

Hand stitching lettering for My Repair Project.

Hoop art. Hand stitching. Embroidering harmful words in order to repair them.

– Blog on Natural Dyeing and all about my Repair Project

– Blog on Natural Dyeing and all about my Repair Project

My repair Project

My repair Project

#myrepair project concerns Environmental and Emotional repair through the medium of Textiles. Using natural dyes, Eco friendly fabrics and handstitching to produce Artworks which take Repair as their theme

Natural Dyeing using Antique Linens.

A selection of the results I've achieved in the last few months since I started #myrepairproject . A project I which i started when I became aware of the env...

Busy day at the office.. scouring fabric and dyeing with onion and adding iron water. Part of my #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Busy day at the office.. scouring fabric and dyeing with onion and adding iron water. Part of my #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This will be a 2day job.

Violet Shirran Textile Artist on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This will be a 2day job.”

32 Likes, 1 Comments - Violet Shirran Textile Artist (@violetshirran) on Instagram: “#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Embroidering Weld flowers on Weld dyed fabric. This…”

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Day 3: Dyeing fabric before I stitch.

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Day 3: Dyeing fabric before I stitch.

Day 3: #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Weld on weld and Nettle on Nettle.

Day 3: #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Weld on weld and Nettle on Nettle.

With an hour to spare I managed to get today's #the100dayproject finished. Busy day... #100daysofstitchandsketch

With an hour to spare I managed to get today's #the100dayproject finished. Busy day... #100daysofstitchandsketch

Hanging samples out to dry. Dyeing with Brazilwood. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Hanging samples out to dry. Dyeing with Brazilwood. #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Out of the dye pot this morning. Brazilwood on Silk, linen and cotton.#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Out of the dye pot this morning. Brazilwood on Silk, linen and cotton.#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Today's colours dried and ironed. Dyed with Brazilwood and Gallnut. #heytheremaker #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

Today's colours dried and ironed. Dyed with Brazilwood and Gallnut. #heytheremaker #the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Hot off the clothesline..... Brazilwood silk shawl.

#the100dayproject #100daysofstitchandsketch Hot off the clothesline..... Brazilwood silk shawl.

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