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Trying to Dye with Birch

I attempted to dye my Coopworth with some birch bark, as described in Jenny Dean’s Wild Color book.  It didn’t work.  All I got was little pieces of bark stuck in my wool.   31 more words

Fiber Arts

Still wet, and wonderful.

The bundles have been unrolled and the results make me happy!  Dye pot 1 – bracken fern and alum (three items at left of photo); dye pot 2 – Tasmanian blackwood and alum (two items at right of photo). 96 more words


Ombré Dyed Silk Charmeuse Pillow Cases Tutorial

Ombré Dyed Silk Charmeuse Pillow Cases

I recently discovered the beauty of acid dyes applied to silk.  I love dyeing and I am embarrassed about the inferior products that the ‘old me’ would have used to obtain a less than dazzling result. 414 more words


Slow Processes

Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of solar dyeing.  If you want to see the results, take a look at this post over on my other blog. 128 more words


Solar dyeing again

Some results of my solar dyeing experiment.

The dark fabrics are dyed with onion skins.  The fabric on the right is a linen damask napkin – it had already been dyed bright yellow by mistake and the solar dyeing has improved it.  269 more words


Meet the Trader - MOMO

Today we meet Mo, from MOMO.

Hello, please could you tell us about your business?

Hi, I’m Mo Jackson (business name MOMO) I was a graphic designer for 25 years but textiles were always my first love. 143 more words