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{ TIPTRICK TUESDAY } Bias tape...

Peeps, its been a { LONG } while since I shared a tip/trick with you but I remembered this one on Saturday when I was searching my stash. 127 more words


Hedgehog Fibres: A new adventure.

Back in November, 2013 I emailed an Irish yarn dyeing company called Hedgehog Fibres, enquiring if they were hiring. Unfortunately they were not. Ten months later I received a surprising but extremely welcome email from Hedgehog Fibres asking if I was still interested their company. 295 more words


Plants for Dyeing: Wild Aster

Here in Connecticut, asters in several pale colors  grow wild in just about any uncultivated space, blooming in late summer and early fall. Its name comes from the Greek word meaning “star”. 200 more words

Fiber Arts


My mild foray into dyeing yesterday inspired me to look at what I had in my own back yard.

This was not the year for tomatoes.   174 more words


Wonderful Weekend

We, here at the Oxford Guild, we were treated to fantastic 2 days by Debra Bamford. Firstly, at our regular monthly meeting she gave an information filled talk about the dyes used during the Tudor period, which, as some of us knew, started with Henry VII in 1485 and not Henry VII and ended with the death of the childless Elizabeth I. 232 more words


a gift of indigo

A friend from my knitting group, who was moving out-of-town, called me to drop by her house to pick up a gift she had for me. 301 more words

Eco Printing

The temptation of an working indigo pot

When one has an indigo pot that is working, it is a huge temptation to dip things in it.

The 1,2,3 Easy Vat we started on 12th of September is still going strong, no additions just a stir every so often. 219 more words