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Indigo Buttons

I’ve been putting together a quilt of sorts, it’s made from pieces of my shibori indigo dyed cloth and is backed with a very soft, fleece-like fabric. 192 more words



When I first learned to spin nearly 20 years ago, “painted roving” was the New and Exciting thing. The barrier to entry for indie dyers is pretty low – combed top and acid dyes are easy to get, it can be done in a small space, and there are numerous books, magazine articles, and tutorials about the various ways it can be done. 780 more words


September Scrap Progress And October Goal

There’s a scrap challenge going on over at Confessions Of A Fabric Addict. The best part of the challenge is that each participant sets her own goal for the month. 139 more words


September 25, 2016 - Natural Dye Workshop with Anni Redding

We met, as usual, in Phyllis’s back yard on one of the hottest afternoons of the year. We came prepared with fibers and fabrics that had earlier been soaked in an alum solution (called a mordant in fabric talk). 184 more words

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Solar Dyeing Woolly Goodness

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Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read the article about the day we spent solar dyeing up at my house with the other members of the Cork Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers and some knittterly friends in Issue 5 of Olann and? 586 more words