Category Archives: Scarves

Slideshow of My First Scarf Show at RDA

Today was my first scarf show at River District Arts in Sperryville, Virginia. My husband helped organize the event, and my daughter helped with set up. We had such a great time meeting the other artists and the Rappahannock County community.

Scarf Painting Classes at Round Hill Art Center

Recently my daughters, Jennifer and Jaclyn, and I had a girls night out at the Round Hill Art Center.  We took a course on scarf painting and enjoyed the wines at the Bodega next door.  What a fun evening!   I taught myself to paint scarves, but I continue to learn new techniques that both… Continue reading →

Process of Painting Silk Scarves

Painting on silk is a challenge and a time consuming process. Each scarf must be pre-washed, ironed, then stretched and pinned onto a wood support before dying. The shibori painting technique, which is I use in my floral designs, requires patience and a steady hand. Resist is applied to areas where the dye must not… Continue reading →

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