Monday, 25 September 2006

Tonniece you inspire me!

I was looking again at Tonniece's blog a momen ago. I was fascinated by the tea bag folding she has been doing. The craft shop in Lower Largo, Fife had some tea bag folding paper and I wasn't sure what it was - now I know, thanks Tonniece. It just struck me as I was sitting here relaxing before I go teach class that I could print one side of fabric with one design and print the other side with something different. Would it work do you think? I have never done it before. I would need to use a tight weave cotton otherwise the colour would come through to the reverse.

I was looking for something different to do my Notan designs in fabric. This might work. I am out teaching this afternoon and this evening so my idea will have to wait. I will keep you posted on my results.

Have a great day!


suzanne said...

Yes Carol she does a lot, inspire people, you just don't know what she is going to come up with next.
trying to get her to get a patent on her wonderful art. of course she really doesn't think she is that good, we need to give her a shake.
And speaking of inspiring your a going concern yourself with all the art on your blog, so beautiful,you ladies make it look so easy, I guess it is if you know how. Well this is almost a chapter in a book. Better say I'll be back.
Again your doing some wonderful things.

Tonniece said...

Good morning Carol

I think that is a great idea. I've wondered myself if it would work.
I'll let you give it a go first, since you are the textile Queen.

Hopeing it does wk. because there are so many beautiful teabag designs available out there.

I can't wait to see your results.


Dianne said...

Hello Miss Carol
Sweet Tonniece is an inpiration to us all ( she doen't believe us when we say it) I'm really glad your told her, she is just tickled pink about your email. I too will be anxiously waiting to see what you can do with the teabag folding.
It would be awesome in material and if anybody could do it it would be you my dear, and you know I love the Notan designs.

Carol said...

Hi Suzanne,

She shouldn't hide her light under a bushel. As someone who can't draw to save her life I love seeing her drawings they are just wonderful.

Everything is easy when you know how. We learn from each other and that is a joy.


Textile Queen - I think NOT! I love what I do and I love sharing ideas with others.

I haven't had a chance to try the printing to fabric. I need to get some more bubble jet set. There is a quilting exhibition at Ingliston, Edinburgh this coming weekend and The Man from Rio will be there and I can buy some from him. I will let you know how it goes.


I only say what I believe to be true. You are all so very talented and sharing. It's a joy to read your blogs and share ideas with you all.