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Finding the strength of flighty animals.

In the past weeks, I have spent a lot of time on our carport. I am here now. It is breezy, shady, and mostly peaceful. 1,553 more words


Textile Tidbits: Handmade in Japan – The Kimono

For my latest Textile Tidbit, I recommend a short BBC programme about the production of kimonos in present-day Japan.

This programme visits the remarkable island of Amami Oshima in the southern oceans of Japan, to follow the elaborate handmade production of a traditional Japanese kimono. 90 more words

Far East Asia

Screw ups teach, too!

Dye and paint day–always a day of experiments and the unknown.  Sometimes it’s just a typical hunk of fabric and globs of color. AJ was helping me on the rinse out of fabrics and said he really liked this one best. 311 more words

Surface Design

First Time Dyer...

This is something that I have wanted to do for years… Years and years, I have wanted to dye my own yarn.

I’ve tried in the past and to be honest the results weren’t terrible, they were un-felted and usable, but hey weren’t perfect. 430 more words

Acid Dyes

Entry 15: From black to ombre blue hair <3

Let me tell you guys, I think this vacation is the best I ever had. I’ve kept up with my weightloss exercises, made some muscle gainz, learned to play the ukulele, cooked up some awesome dishes, and for my latest crazy antic, I’ve dyed my hair (ombre) blue. 514 more words

Diary Entries

Dyeing Again

It’s been 10 months since I’ve dyed anything, and it felt really good to get the MX Procion dyes back out again.  To be truthful, a bunch of them were on the top of my dryer from my last dye session of August 2016, but a broken wrist does impede one from cleaning up.  487 more words