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Solutions Alaska Bear 100 Pure Silk Sleep Mask and

Wool: It is widely used in making rugs. It is a resilient (which recovers readily from adversity) material and it is long lasting. The area rugs which are made from wool are resistant to dust mites. 386 more words

Experimenting with Fabric Dye (& holiday cookies!)

You may be wondering what fabric dye and cookies have to do with one another, especially as dye can be, y’know, toxic. Well ladies and gents I have to tell you that they are absolutely in no way related except I decorated cookies this weekend and happened to be wearing my own custom dyed outfit while doing so. 752 more words


Yarn Dyeing with Food Safe Dyes

I’ve been rather busy lately (no, not because of Thanksgiving and its subsequent discount sales, although I must say that I did partake in a few of the Black Friday/Cyber Monday deals that were simply too good to pass up…) 254 more words

Dyeing Yarn

BREAKING NEWS: Justin Bieber Dyed....

Justin Bieber Dyed….his hair Platinum Blonde (apologies if you briefly got excited.)

Anywho, it’s a great day when the hottest thing in celebrity news is the color of Bieber’s fauxhawk. 87 more words


Carpets Role In Allergies

Carpet is a common feature in many homes, is soft underfoot, provides acoustic benefits and keeps homes warm in cold climates. They are also but often perceived as associated with creating allergic reaction in sensitive individuals. 518 more words

Building Materials

Procion dyes

A busy few weeks, but all the same I was surprised to realise it’s four weeks since I last blogged.

One of the fun things I’ve done was a procion dyeing workshop. 318 more words


John Hirst

Title: Textile Consultant

Company: Gables Textile Consultants

Location: United Kingdom

John B. Hirst started his career serving in the U.S. Air Force. He realized he was interested in pursuing a career in the textile industry, and has spent 50 years refining his skills and knowledge in the field. 138 more words