Last week I finally decided to dye my first felted skirt. I dyed the whole skirt in a light silver grey, then used shibori techniques of folding, rolling and wrapping to create the diagonal lines of blue. I really like how it came out, but for some reason it still felt unfinished, like it needed another dip or another color, or just...something.
Today I thought it would be a good idea to wear it and see how I felt about it.
I think I am going to have to wear it a few more times in order to know whether it is finished or not. And the great thing is I can always go back and dye it again:)
I have been thinking a lot lately about what a classifies a garment as being "finished" is it perfectly rolled hems, straight un-frayed edges, adding color or being dyed? This skirt will be a good test for that very question.
Lately I am in love with the organically shaped edges that felting creates and the beautiful slightly frayed edges of the silk.
What do you think classifies a garment as being finished?