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!
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.
As the days grow shorter, and a distinctly cozy feeling sets in, the nature table reflects that wintry mood. Earth pigments made from ground up stones and soil can create a beautiful glowing background for our image!
These little forest gnomes will be a welcome addition to your nature table, bedside table, or even your pocket! They are easy to make, easy to dye, and free from any synthetic chemicals.
These first offerings in the Craft Corner will be an introduction to myself, and little about my approach and philosophy. As we settle in, I'll be posting specific recipes and projects here to try!
I am so excited about our new book release, and thought it would be fun to share what a paint making day is like. One great way to find rocks or soil for making paints is to look for a road cut like this one.