More recently, I tried my hand at Maura Ambrose's indigo vats (one chemical, one organic), dipping pieces of vintage linen tablecloth in and coming out with this for one ...
I left the hemstitched edge intact, liking the look of it, wondering how it might play out. And I may add some stitch later ... well, now actually ...
|Snow falling in East Hampton, New Year's Day 1978|
|The b-side maybe even more realistic than the front|
So, having mentioned the dyeing workshop, here at last are my photographic impressions of it (Maura's artistry shown with her permission) ...
|and all had colors to dye for|
|Samplers of a sort hung on the walls,|
some perhaps dating to Maura's days at SCAD
|Bits of memory enshrined behind glass|
|Notebook pages that spoke for themselves ...|
|a full range of potential|