Craft Corner

Indigo Fairy

Indigo Fairy

Dye silk with fresh indigo leaves to make this little summer indigo fairy.
Flower Petal Paint!

Flower Petal Paint!

Here's a sweet transparency, painted directly with flowers! This is plant dye at its simplest! Hang it on your wall, or place it on your nature table to honor the fresh beginnings of spring.
A Caring Heart Painted with Berry Inks

A Caring Heart Painted with Berry Inks

This sweet tradition comes from my years spent in the Waldorf Kindergarten realm. There were many times a little one came to me with a bump, bruise, or some invisible cut... What was one to do? We go to the freezer and take out one of these caring hearts! A lovingly made felt heart, stuffed with lamb's wool and kept in the freezer. A lovingly made felt heart, stuffed with lamb's wool and kept in the freezer, cools to the perfect temperature for soothing tender skin.
Plant Dyed Yarn for a Calico Kitten!

Calico Kitten with Bundle Dyed Yarn

The yarn for this little calico kitten was dyed with several kinds of eucalyptus and a little piece of iron added for grey and black tones. We usually think of dyeing silk with the bundle dye technique, but you can get great effects bundle dyeing yarn!
Dye golden stars with turmeric!

Dyeing Golden Stars with Turmeric

Kitchen dyes are perfect for impromptu art projects! Dyeing wool felt with Turmeric is quick and easy because the felt does not need any treatment before dyeing, and it takes color very quickly.