News & Noteworthy — Festival of Quilts

Claire Benn: Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes on Silk

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Claire Benn: Exploring Fiber Reactive Dyes on Silk
I’ve heard it said that fibre reactive dyes aren’t great on silk fibres, and that completely befuddles me! I worked with silk (mainly silk broadcloth) for many years, always with fibre reactive dyes and I always found the colour strike to be excellent.

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Bojagi and Beyond: Chunghie Lee

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Bojagi and Beyond: Chunghie Lee
"Pojagi and Beyond", as Chunghie Lee refers to her course at the Rhode Island School of Design and in traveling exhibitions from Hawaii to the Victoria and Albert Museum is one Korean woman's passion for creative fibre arts and her desire to teach others so that they may find in Pojagi the freedom and expression she finds from this ancient Korean art form.

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