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 →
Here are some new marbleized wools in my Etsy shop. Lately I like to reference my wools with my dye book colors. I have 2 swatch sets: The Dusty Dye Book set and The Vintage Dye Book set. If you have a set this will make choosing colors Continue reading →
Pumpkin is not just a color in the pumpkin patch. I had a longing for the harvest colors in my wool collection so I set out to recreate some of the inspiring colors of Fall for my recent trip to be a vendor in Bothel, Washington. I am using my dye method called marbleizing for this batch of wool. I developed and refined this technique almost 10 years ago. The wool colorations reminded me of marbled paper, but since it was not an actual marbling technique, I decided to call it marbleizing. Continue reading →
Don’t let the somber tones in this dye pot fool you! Lovely colored wools are about to emerge from it! Wonderful things, glorious things!
I was craving for some deeper purples and some blue purples. And I am happy to show you my latest marbleized wool dye batches. They make me think of sapphires with their cool blueness.
Piles of wool inspire me! They are like a vase of flowers… a painting… color, yummy color!
Last week I added some lavender purples to my wool selection. And I thought that some deeper purples would round out my wool offerings in my Etsy Shop, click HEREif you wish to see over 70 colors of marbleized wool.
Here from left to right are:
Vintage Sapphire – a cool, deep dusty blue
Blueberry Pie – deep blue with dusty purple
Passion – passionately purple with love-ly pinkish purple in the mixture
Larkspur – dusty light purple with gentle blues and indigos
I may not be doing this forever, but for now I am enjoying creating this wool! I tend to throw myself into things with abandon!