By Kim Eichler-Messmer
Smooth Color—An Illustrated advisor to Dyeing cloth for contemporary Quilts by way of Kim Eichler-
Messmer indicates you ways to dye textile via hand for an artisanal, luminescent look.
Includes directions on constructing a house dye studio with minimum apparatus and teaches key
mixing ideas. Make any colour you will have, together with any price (lightness and darkness) and
gradation, bearing in mind an enormous palette and never-ending suggestion. pass forward, take a dip!
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2 Cut 1-inch leaves out of light green felt. Cut two skinny 2 For the apple: Cut a small indentation at the top of the red pom-pom and glue a 1-inch twig into the indentation. Cut a 3⁄ 4- to 1-inch leaf from green felt and glue it to the stem. 3 For the grapes: For each purple pom-pom, trim one side of the 8-inch strings to the length of the pom-pom and leave one long. Tie the strings together to make a bunch of grapes, 3⁄ 4-inch tying the top of the bunch more closely together and letting ovals out of dark green felt, cut these in half, and hot-glue the bottom grapes hang down on their strings.
Glue a felt bead into each eye socket. 03 10:26 3 F or the cat: To make the bow tie, accordion fold a black magazine page. The folds should be 1⁄ 2 to 3 ⁄4 inch wide. Cut a small piece from another magazine page, about 1⁄ 2 inch by 1 inch. Gather the folded paper together in the middle and glue the small piece around it. Glue the bow tie under the cat’s chin. To make the cat’s whiskers, cut six 3-inch-long pieces of thread and glue three 4 F or the zebra: To make the earring, Mod Podge pieces of gold-colored magazine paper around the open book ring.
6 G lue the Matchbox cars to the underside of the cardboard (one in front, two in back). 03 10:31 7 G lue a tongue depressor to each side of the base to cover the cardboard edges. 8 To make the pull cord, braid six 30-inch-long strands of yarn together to make a 24-inch cord. Glue it to the underside of the base, in front of the single car. Glue the dog’s feet to the top of the base. " when your friends see these hanging on the wall. WHAT YOU’LL NEED • Yarn in various colors • Kid-safe needle • Scissors • Mesh flyswatter Follow the stitch guides on the following pages to create the bug of your choice.