I believe Jane Dunnewold coined that phrase for the newest fabric you've dyed/painted/stamped, and with which you're infatuated. My boyfriends are green and blue.
I'm pour dyeing pieces not quite 2 yards long, and getting a nice shibori effect at the folds (centers).
The dye that drips off the fabric is being used to produce mini runs of gradations.
I tried to do some arashi shibori the other day, but was under equipped (and failed miserably). I broke down and bought two 3ft long pieces of PVC yesterday. Now I just need Floris to do a mind meld with me so I can get it right, as hers is always beautiful.
No matter how many new boyfriends I get, I still always love the old ones the best. Here you can see that at least one of them has a tongue, and he's not afraid to use it!