Linda Hall Textiles
Weaving & Spinning
Many of my art quilts use fabric that I have dyed. I enjoy using not only natural dyes but also chemical dyes and resists. I control the effects that are possible when I use PVC pipes, plastic balls and snow with a variety of brushes and syringes.
Procion MX Dye & resist being applied to fabric
Procion MX dye & resists
drying the dyed fabrics
fabric gathered,(stitched) then applied around PVC and dyed to achieve the desired pattern.
dyeing fabrics with snow as the resist
completed snow dyed fabrics
fabric gathered over plastic balls, secured with rubber bands & dyed.
the completed fabric
My outdoor dye kitchen enables me to follow safe practices when using dyes with designated equipment.
Dyed wool fleece in a double bottom round basket I made
Silk scarves I have dyed
Dyed cotton and Cheesecloth
Cloth in dye bath after snow melts.
deep immersion dye workshop COWG @ Columbus Cultural Art Center dye studio.
silk scarf dyed at workshop
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