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The Mythical Blue-Red Club is OPEN!

I’m psyched to announce the first installment of the Alpenglow Yarn Dyer’s Club!

In a post a few months back, I talked about how I really wanted to do more explorations of natural dyes, and share those with people.   989 more words


Hardly dyed

Just the merest amount of colour – perfect for the next project.


What's on my plate today?

Finished the first rugette for one fall order.  Onto the next. :)

Dropped my business card and a greeting card at a local print shop yesterday.  202 more words


Yarn fun: Experimenting with Natural Dyes

Last week, I signed up for a Natural Dyeing course that took place over two evenings at the Knit Cafe here in Toronto.  It was a small class, only 5 of us plus the instructor and the store owner.   1,194 more words


A little of this, a little of that

Weekend before last, I dyed this white cotton tank top from Dharma Trading with turmeric, soda ash, cream of tartar, and bundled it up around a stick with oak leaves and steamed it. 104 more words

Fiber Art

In my studio today

Hubby is off work and home today.  I am hoping to fit in the gym, a tutoring session, and some hooking on the small Prairie Sky… 171 more words

Rug Hooking

music challenge 4

quilting done – the last one in the series

title – ‘collaboration’