introducing… Hand Dyed with Rust by t r a c y f o x

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I really do love creating this cloth with Rust.  The process is slow and time consuming, each piece typically taking at least 2 weeks to make, so I have to be patient which is not one of my strong points!  The commitment is totally worth the effort as the texture & patterning you get is fabulous and truly unique but yet it can still be used in lots of different ways.
Rust Hand Dyed by t r a c y f o x
This is one of the first pieces I created which now belongs to the Lovely Jean (Glamorous Assistant to Patricia at Tilia Fabric).

I have seen gorgeous examples in patchwork, quilting, embroidery, wall hangings and art textiles to name a few. It really does add something different to your work.

I am very pleased to say that I have a special piece of work to show you soon, made using a lovely piece of Hand Dyed with Rust.

I don’t make huge quantities and currently have a small number which will be available to buy at these Events

You can also see more updates about Hand Dyed with Rust here

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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t r a c y f o x is now on twitter!!!

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Yes, despite my reluctance to spend too much time on social media sites, I have succumbed and joined the world of twitter!

t r a c y f o x is now on twitter

I have to confess that I have very little idea of how to use it.  I deleted my first post erm I mean tweet about a million times before I decided it looked about right!

You can find me at https://twitter.com/tracyjanefox

Any how, here goes my fledging Social Media Journey!

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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What You Can Do With Hand Dyed – more about the Purple hand made book

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And now for The Purple One.

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Front cover: Colour Texture using Purple, machine stitching
Book Fastening: satin rats tail cord in coordinating colour

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Pages: recycled paper and envelopes, hand stitched to cover

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Back Cover: Colour Texture using Purple, machine stitching

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Full Cover: Colour Texture using Purple bordered with machine stitching

Hope you like it, I think this one might just be my favourite!

Well that all four done and I can hear you say ‘But What Would I do With The Book?’  Aaaahhhh well, I might just have some ideas for that aswell!!

See more about the Colour Collection here

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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What You Can Do With Hand Dyed – more about the Green hand made book

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As promised..

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Front cover: contrasting Full Colour Texture and Colour Texture from ‘Mixed Greens’ colour palette, free motion stitching
Book Fastening: Colour Texture fabric strip from ‘Mixed Greens’ colour palette

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Inside cover: contrasting Full Colour Texture and Colour Texture from ‘Mixed Greens’ colour palette, free motion stitching

 

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Pages: made with paper and card in different sizes, hand stitched to cover using embroidery thread

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Full Cover: different ‘greens’, free motion stitching.

Hope you like it.

See more about the Colour Collection here

More details and photos in the next post for The Purple One.

Feel free to like and share!

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t r a c y

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t r a c y f o x is now on Pinterest!

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I thought about it for quite a while as I was a little worried about how much time it would take up when I could be in ‘My Room of Requirements’ instead.

Once I started thinking about it though, I had tons of ideas (no surprise there then) so I just did it.

 t r ac y f o x is now on Pinterest

You can find me here on Pinterest or click on the image above.

If you like what you see you can follow me (all boards) or follow individual ones.

Thanks for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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What You Can Do With Hand Dyed – more about the Red hand made book

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As promised here are more details and photos of The Red One.

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Front cover: contrasting Full Colour Texture boarders around Colour Texture panel using Red, free motion stitched motif, machine stitching

Book Fastening: Colour Texture fabric strip using Red

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Inside cover: Colour Texture using Red

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Pages: recycled papers, card in various sizes, hand stitched to cover using embroidery thread

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Back cover: contrasting Full Colour Texture boarders around Colour Texture panel using Red, free motion stitched motif, machine stitching

Hope you like it.

See more about the Colour Collection here

More details and photos in the next post for The Green One.

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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What You Can Do With Hand Dyed – more about the Blue hand made book

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I thought I would share some more details and photos of each book starting with The Blue One (bossymamma’s favourite).

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Front cover: contrasting Colour Texture using 2 different blues, machine stitching, free motion stitching, hand printed text labels

Book Fastening: Colour Texture fabric strip in blue with added machine stitching

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Inside cover: Full Colour Texture using the darker blue

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Pages: mostly recycled envelopes, hand stitched to the cover with coordinating embroidery thread

 

hand made book using hand dyed fabric from the Colour Collection by t r a c y f o x
Back cover: contrasting Colour Texture using 2 different blues, machine stitching

Hope you like it.

See more about the Colour Collection here

More details and photos in the next post for The Red One.

Thank you for stopping by, it is much appreciated…

t r a c y

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