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I try not to send my son to school hopped up on sugar, but we love pancakes! So sugar-free syrup with whole wheat pancakes (don’t tell him some have zucchini and carrot in them!) and we always try to have some kind of fruit in the morning. 309 more words


Natural Dyes: Oregon Grape and Evenweave

One of the first plants I learned about in school was Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium; Mahonia nervosa). It’s one of the most useful and medicinal plants in the Pacific Northwest! 1,305 more words

Cross Stitch

Dye Samples no. 1 of 2016

Hello everyone, a while ago in a post I mentioned some dye experiments. This is not my first post on the matter so I’ve decided to just make this into a series. 887 more words

How it all started

The short answer is – It started with some knitting needles. (yep)

The long answer is – My boyfriend and I decided we would try to learn to knit one cold Chicago winter.   84 more words

Motivate Me

Different Types of Direct Dyes and their Manufacturing

There are two types of direct dyes, anionic direct dyes and cationic direct dyes. Ria Dyes is a direct dye manufacturer in Ahmedabad which develops both types of dyes with best color quality and perfect chemical composition.


Ice Dyeing

Hello friends!

With summer approaching and the heat of the south coming in strong how do you stay cool?  ICE DYEING-A fun and artistic solution for channeling your inner artist while keeping cool! 328 more words


Shibori flowers, shibori kukkia

My dyeing experiments continue with shibori, which is the name given to a variety of traditional Japanese resist dyeing techniques. This is the same kind of sewing method that I’ve seen used in Guinea, Africa with indigo dyes (which I’m planning to come back to in a later post..). 884 more words