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a colourful wednesday

I spy on this day…

a bit of autumn …

and a watercolour still-lifeĀ …

and a pile of shimmering handspun merino wool and silk … 7 more words

The Crafts

Dyeing Fabric in a Front-Loading Washing Machine

Yes, Virginia, you can dye fabric in a front loader. I do it all the time. This post documents my method. Please keep in mind that your results may vary. 352 more words


Bipolar Yarn Dyeing

M here again. The past week has been interesting to say the least. Dyeing and selling yarn is so much fun! I had a feeling dyeing would be great. 181 more words

Surface design group

I have been participating in a fabric swap group over on the Stitchin’ Fingers Ning site. This involves using different techniques to alter or decorate fabrics and then posting to the others on the list. 240 more words


Dye sky blue dress

Have you seen Dawn Porters new tv show ‘This Old Thing’ yet? It’s an absolute must see for any vintage and upcycling clothing lover in which Dawn gives loads of tips and tricks to make your own brilliant personal wardrobe (and help convince any vintage-foob in your household to love the pre-loved). 364 more words


Steeped in Color and Creativity - for a second week 2

Another talented group of quilters and textile artists have gathered at St. Peter’s Abbey in Muenster, SK. We are fully immersed in sharing and learning and adding to our skill sets. 49 more words

Creativity Update