Posts Tagged ‘shibori’

Haiku III

August 31, 2016

  Haiku III The silk remembers The loom, the folds, the needle, The thread, and the flame. Shibori is a Japanese word for creating pattern on fabric.  In the shibori process, many items can be used–folds, clamps, string, needle and thread.  Haiku III  is a visual interpretation of the poetic literary art form.  Translucent silk […]

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Haiku I by Mary Vaneecke, 2016. 29.5'' x 22''

Haiku I

August 30, 2016

 Haiku I became a study of sorts for a larger work (Haiku II) and launches a new series.  Both feature hand-dyed sheer silk fabrics over-layed with synthetic sheers, and machine stitched.  This allows for a fascinating interplay between colors, values, and repeating shapes.  Haiku I is more intense, and reminds me of a Rorschach test, if […]

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Another good day to dye…

April 14, 2016

So I have been in the dye studio for a few days and have some pieces to share. These are all various forms of shibori, the Japanese word for putting pattern on fabric by applying pressure with dye.  Most of these are silk fabrics, procion dyes are used on each.       Admittedly, this chevron […]

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