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Boring, boring, boring...

The background pieces for my damask pieces will be all the same. However, it will NOT be the lovely plaid of my original idea. Nope–the background needed to be a solid color and I happened to have the perfect color of teal……………….lots of teal! 323 more words


Natural Dyes Manufacturing (Extraction of Eco-Friendly Dyestuff from Flowers, Leaves, Vegetables for Industrial Applications) Natural Dye Plants and Dye Plant Products, Plant Dyes to Serve as Colourants for Food and Textiles, Vegetable Dyes from Plant Sources

Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals. The majority of  natural dyes are vegetable dyes from plant sources—roots, berries, bark, leaves, and wood—and other organic sources such as fungi and lichens. 587 more words


More, Getting Ready for My Upcoming Show.

My show is coming up fast. It is September 10-11. in Almonte Ontario.  http://mvtm.ca/fibrefest-2016/ I dyed some more silk for scarves. Concentrating on purples.

I did get 2 scarves finished. 147 more words

Wet Felting

The Dye That Came in From the Cold

Last weekend, after twenty-four hours in Chico at ninety-seven degrees, we came home to the above.

The above? THAT is San Francisco in the summertime. 403 more words


Dye day prep

As if I didn’t feel like my to-do is too long to get to-done…I’m trying to squeeze in another dyeing day with my friends. Do I actually… 294 more words


Natural Dye Sample Tests no.8 of 2016

Hello everyone today is another round of natural dye tests. This time round I tested two different colours of clematis petals, one was a pale purple-pink colour and the other was a royal purple, and I did a solar dyeing test using petals that I only had bits and bobs of. 1,100 more words

Natural Dyeing and Handwoven Shibori

Catharine Ellis wrote the book,  “Woven  Shibori”. While attending HGA Convergence 2016, I had the privilege of taking a class with her,  Natural Dyeing and Hand Woven Shibori. 181 more words