Erin

Fibre dork from the far north

http://sulicat.wordpress.com

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More flowers from Rose's garden. #nofilter It's our last week in our old house and the packing frenzy is real. #fivemoresleeps #exhausted #flowersdistractme

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OMG YK! #cranberries

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'Mr Teeth' by Erin Suliak. Indigo dyed moose jaw bone, wool, cotton, silk, copper. Swipe for details. #indigo #sculpture

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The lovely and incredibly talented @inuk360 documented my indigo dyeing of her caribou fur, pipe bones and sealskin today. Our vat was quite vibrant and the fur in particular was 💙💙💙 . I hope my dye job stands up to the tufting she will put it through! #northernart #experiment #yzf #collab #indigo

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My indigo dye station for the last two days during #rambleandride2017 and some cool results from dyeing @inuk360 caribou fur for her artwork #artistshelpingartists #experimenting #gogoindigo

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My last stack of morning improv blocks, as our house move becomes imminent #improvpiecing #thriftedfabric

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Stitching up some machine shibori samples for a dye demo today #makeitallblue #indigo

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'Four star' by Erin Suliak made its debut this evening at the Tamarack Fibre Group show, 'Shades of Blue'. Thrifted and indigo overdyed fabrics, including an African wax print, as well as a Japanese indigo print. Machine pieced and quilted. #indigo #quiltsofinstagram

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Bling courtesy of @inuk360 #teeth #gogoindigo

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Label set number two: fussy stand up labels. Ran out of masking tape so plastic wrap spray shields it is! #gogoindigo #artshowprep #sprayglueheadache

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Not quite the 11th hour, but close. #gogoindigo #notdoneyet #sculpture

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Yellowknife Bay, 10:30 pm #yzf #oldtown #nofilter

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Sewing all the hanging sleeves tonight 😭 #thanksmidnightsun #gogoindigo

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Foamcore and spray glue. The indigo show is coming together #werkskills #gogoindigo #rambleandride2017

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Coffee break buddy #dragonfly

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Hottest day of the year and a long exhausting day of adulting, so it's obviously the best day to bake #saskatoonblueberry #piecrazy

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Unexpected work mail bling #postalart #allthestickers #werk

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Finishing this facing next to the lamp (my poor eyes, why do I choose dark bindings?) #thriftedfabric #nofilter #freestyleembroidery

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Am I getting mansplained by an old box of carbon paper? #oldstuff #carbonpaper #operatorsjudgement #bossypants

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Friday scrap play #thriftedfabric

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Doodling at the end of the day #thriftedfabric #overdyed #scraps

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Yellowknife Bay, Jolliffe Island, Willow Flats, 10:30 pm #yzf #houseboats #northernlife #nofilter

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Working towards the finish line. #quilting #indigo #overdyed #thriftedfabric

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#yzf #fotr

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The answer is: yes, you can dye bone with indigo. It just takes a Lot of patience, and a very big pan #indigo #moosejaw

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Testing, testing. Nothing like a deadline to get you moving! #indigo

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This will be either terrible, or awesome. I don't think there is a grey zone here. #bonedyeing #moosejaw #northernart

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Floatplane fly-in this weekend! The colour combo in this livery was 😻; I am in love with that purple.

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Tidying the scrap box, and the colour pull box, and all the stash spots and hidey holes #stayfocused #noplaytonight #thebigclean

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