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Dandelion dye bath in a copper pot

This is a copper pot that came to me from Kentucky, via eBay. It’s actually an old, dented copper bucket, smallish, good for dye experiments. I want to see if the copper pot will increase the colorfastness of the dandelion dye. 98 more words



I love dyeing way too much, I admit, I’m an addict… When my teacher mentioned we could take the indigo dye bath home, I couldn’t resist. 500 more words


Wonderwool 2016

Wonderwool, one of the UK’s biggest fibre shows, was last Sunday and it was an absolutely beautiful day for an adventure into Wales.

There were over two hundred exhibitors at the show, which was held at the Royal Welsh Showground. 1,078 more words


Rainbow dyeing the ikat warp

I told you about the ikat warp I was so excited about making, right? Well, this week we took it a step further. I asked my teacher if I could dye it using the rainbow dyeing technique we learned the week previous. 459 more words


The Sun Has Got It's Hat On (fingers crossed)!

I am keen to start experimenting with dyeing yarn, and with this in mind I acquired a Solar Dyeing Kit when I was at Wonderwool at the weekend. 273 more words


After a busy and tiring week, I finally had time to return to my yarn.

Both Wednesday and Thursday were instrument recruitment nights for my school district. 301 more words


much ado about... prom dresses!

Hello again!  I fear I’ve set another bad milestone – nearly four months without an update! Yikes!  Well, things have been hectic, and as ACen is now a terrifying three weeks away, I’m in full crunch mode to get the convention costumes done.   589 more words