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Denman Island, British Columbia, Canada
Jean Cockburn retired from her professional career as an academic librarian in 2008 to become a textile artist living on Denman Island, British Columbia. She draws, quilts, embroiders, knits and crochets, makes wearable art, weaves baskets, dyes fabric, and paints watercolours. Her work has been exhibited locally in juried and group shows on Denman Island, in Courtenay, Comox, and Duncan on Vancouver Island, in West Vancouver, and across Canada with the Surface Design Association.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

Indigo dyeing and book binding workshops

I took two workshops at the Creative Threads Conspiracy, natural indigo dyeing and Coptic book binding.










My final pieces, a cotton scarf and two pieces of fabric, after machine washing and drying at home.

Book binding in action.

My final result.



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