Tuesday, August 30, 2011

The silk for the Ribbons

We're going to see how adding pictures work on here:

I've chosen to do 3 colors for the ribbons: navy blue, a turquoise, and then white. The pattern will be navy, with a stripe of turquoise between the white as the background.

Here is a color sample:

I've found that the navy really tones down the turquoise in weaving, so it should look fairly even 'blue' rather than 'green'.

I'm using silk from Goodwill sweaters as my source - it's all an even dye lot, there is TONS of string, and it's usually 2 ply, which gives a great thickness for TW weaving.

More pictures when the weaving has commenced - but first to unknit some more silk!

No comments:

Post a Comment