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Dyeing with Japanese Indigo

This is the third summer that some members of our Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild have grown and dyed with Japanese indigo.  In mid-July five of us gathered together to dye using the vinegar method.  250 more words


Yellow and blue make a whole range of greens

Our July meeting is always notable – it’s the dyeing picnic, when we get together with a whole load of pots and pans and buckets and plastic bags full of dyestuff and skeins and – well, that’s the general picture. 432 more words


Alpaca Summer Camp

Last week was a ton of fun! I helped out at a Camp Macusani, a summer camp run by Alta Vida Alpacas, which is also the site of… 628 more words

Life Lessons

Some highlights from the past

You may have noticed that I have added a new page above in my menu strip called “Best Posts”. On this new page I have links to what I consider to be some of the best 180 more words


Chasing Shadows

Woven paper yarn fabric can be treated as a paper. I did Origami folding on the woven fabric. Folded lines create a series of beautiful shadows. 10 more words

My Work

No mordant?

Alum mordanted yarn hung out to dry, after making a rediscovery in my own stash. There might be some plant dyeing happening around here after all! 384 more words

Yarn And Fiber

Norway number two

One of my favorite parts of this trips was seeing an Iron Age farm. Man, times were hard. The people lived in longhouses with sod roofs. 199 more words