Another week of being knee deep in wool yardage and boy do I feel lucky! It is just part of a days work for me. One that never ever gets old! Marbleizing wool and the dyeing process is so magical. And just touching wool Continue reading
New wools have just gone online in my Etsy shop. These are hand-dyed marbleized colors that are all soft and muted, perfect for many applications such as sewing and doll making, penny rugs, rug hooking, and Continue reading
I am back in town! Shipping boxes and sad piles that only know how to call my name are in the way of getting from one place to the other!
One hurdle that I often face is thinking that anything needs to be permanent. Silly as it seems, I seem to labor over making a hole in the wall!
As if things can’t be patched! So with this new resolve, I created new holes galore, with my only thought – – to have fun and be whimsical! Continue reading
What kind of weather means dye weather to you? For me it is rainy and cool, so I can enjoy both the warmth of the dye pots and the calm of staying inside in my snug dye kitchen! Today I am creating dark colors, and this batch of antique black is stewing in the electric turkey roasting pan. Continue reading
I wish for warm breezes and sunshine to bring me outside, but today is a cold and gloomy winter day. A perfect day to dye wool in my vintage dye kitchen. Continue reading
Dyeing wool is an art in itself, worthy of all the time you would like to give it. The more you dye, the more predictable the results can be. But what if you are going for unpredictability? Dyeing wool for … Continue reading
My dye kitchen needed some vintage containers, since I have an old sink and reproduction faucet. I love the 50’s look and want to carry it through. So when I was looking for a container for the citric acid, I had just the container for the job. Continue reading
I detected a color theme in my dye kitchen today. Continue reading
I am thrilled to have my dye kitchen completed! Here is my new and improved stove top area. I had my son build a counter with a bead board back splash. The stove top itself was a thrifted appliance and it was a gold color. Continue reading