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Natural Dye Samples no.10 of 2016

Hello everyone, today I am back with the last round of three dye tests I did and let me tell you that it was definitely a battle of the yellows and golds. 868 more words

Natural Dye Tests No. 9 of 2016

Hello! Today is the ninth installment of natural dye tests. I feel like I’ve done more natural dye tests than that but most of these posts have three different test materials so if you do the math that’s roughly 27 tests. 911 more words

Fabric Scraps - A Pincushion

Hello everyone, most recently I made myself a proper pincushion. This post is an extension of a post I did a few weeks ago about using fabric scraps that you can read… 910 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

The Adventures of Knitting a Sweater (Part 2 - Finale)

Hello everyone, this is the last installment of my first every knitting project which was a sweater. You can read the exposition and part 1… 632 more words

My August Garden

Hello everyone, august is here and it is time to see what is new in the garden since last month. I love the mid-summer flowers that start appearing in the garden because they tend to be the ones with the deeper and more vivid colours. 823 more words

Natural Dye Sample Tests no.5 of 2016

Hello everyone, here is the fifth installment of dye tests! Today I am sharing two tests both using dried petals. One test uses hot pink geranium petals and the other uses a mix of tulip petals and dried gentian flowers. 594 more words