On today’s podcast I’m talking to Carol Soderlund about her journey to becoming an expert in fabric dyeing, slow stitching, Nancy Crow, and so much more.
An artist and educator for 25 years, Carol’s curiosity about the range of color derived from yellow, red, and blue dyes led to her creation of her Color Mixing system for dyers.
Carol encourages the freedom of mixing color by eye with results-based samples to guide the student.
A former high school teacher, Carol was nominated for Teacher of the Year in 2013 and again in 2015 by the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals.
Carol is co-author of Playful Fabric Printing with Melanie Testa. She has shown her quilts in juried venues across the country, winning awards including Best of Show at the International Quilt Festival in Houston, Texas. This is an example of the stitching she’s currently doing, as discussed on the podcast:
Here are links to some of the things we discuss on the podcast:
- PFD Cotton
- MX Procion Dye
- Yvonne Porcella
- Jan Myers Newbury
- American Quilter Magazine
- Nancy Crow
- 5 Lessons from The Crow Barn
- Color vs Value
- My upcoming online class on Working with a Limited Palette.
Find Carol Online:
- Website: https://www.carolsoderlund.com
- General Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carol_sode
- Hand Stitch Instagram: https://www.instagram/stitchsoderlund
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CarolSoderlund
Here are our recommendations this episode:
- Carol: The Intentional Thread by Susan Brandeis
- Eileen: What It’s Like to Self-Quarantine With a Michelin-Starred Chef
- Julie: HeatN’Bond Iron-On Vinyl
I hope you enjoyed this episode. Thanks for stopping by!
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