We all love beautiful things in our lives and we want to keep the world beautiful too. Plastic bags and wrapping paper –two environmentally costly burdens our planet is struggling with: The furoshiki is a beautiful solution to some of this waste and pollution.
When my husband announced a few days ago that he was going to look for some prints to put up on the rather bare walls of our family tv room, all I could think to say was 'Wait!' and so yesterday I was locked away in my studio dyeing large pieces of silk for alternative posters to tempt him with.
How wonderful it was to get that Thrill again when creating something new. Fabric rolled up, tied and dyed, then it gets amazing. Unwrapping the fabric, it is much darker than the final result as it's all wet, very exciting.