Sunday, November 21, 2010

Getting chilly..its time for vests!

I have been playing around with vests this week....big layout but quite fun

Saturday, November 20, 2010

Different Kind of Dye Day

Played around with acid dyes today..they will play nicely with our traditional wool

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

workshops and work

We have been busy teaching, dyeing silk and makng felt. We are getting ready to move the shop to a new location in Istanbul by the end of the month. We are lloking for more daily visitors to the studio. We had a nice workshop with two students from Australia and New Zealand this week. We have been hand dyeing silk for our felt work and it is comming out quite nice.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Felt Hat Workshop with Jasmin Zorlu in Istanbul

We had American hat designer Jasmin Zorlu join us for a 1 day hat making workshop.
I think she now better appreciates the work to make felt caps. We played around with the blocking...I call it the acorn squash series.......