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Get your leaves out!

Natural dyeing stretches across history and culture. It is totally sustainable and environmentally friendly.  It’s a journey. Alexis walked in yesterday with a beautiful display of silver dollar gum leaf dyeing which she had done to support her invitation to us to try out this way of dyeing. 122 more words

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Carding an art batt

Next week is our carding workshop . Some of us need to learn to walk before we can run, but no harm in looking! Sometimes it is good to look at what you can achieve if you make the effort to learn the skills. 78 more words

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Natural dyes

We had done our cold dye workshop on the 19th and that was enjoyable for everyone who was there and created a real sense of success for those new to dyeing. 232 more words

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Wool winding

We all love our wool winders and enjoy bringing along the cakes of yarn we have wound on them. There is nothing wrong with a ball of wool. 96 more words

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Show and tell

As you can see , from the pictures below,  our efforts at dyeing were very successful.  Now comes the problem of what to make from these items and we all look forward to seeing what our members come up with, not forgetting  we have scheduled the  carding workshop on  19th February which will bring more dilemmas on what to make! 181 more words

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Colour your life

Jan is very confident in bold use of colour and creating skeins of variegated colours and then projects which make good use of  those bold colour choices. 133 more words

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Go For the Gold

In about a week, on February 8th, the Winter Olympics begin.  I can’t really tell you why but I don’t really enjoy watching the summer Olympics all that much but I do like to watch the Winter Olympics.  408 more words

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