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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.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Rust dyeing at the LeBaron studio

Five of us from the Denman Quilters group spent a morning at Bentley LeBaron's studio learning about rust dyeing from Danni Crenna.

Danni kindly allowed us to use items from her wonderful collection of rusty objects.
Bentley came to turn on the lights and work inside the studio just as we were finishing.



Jane, on the left, wore an appropriate t-shirt, Danni on the right, was our teacher.

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