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Quitting is for Winners
Lately, I have been taking account of many aspects of my life and eliminating the things that don't make me happy. I will spare you the details of my various transitions, but I do want to talk about knitting (something I have neglected on this blog for quit...
Lately, I have been taking account of many aspects of my life and eliminating the things that don't make me happy. I will spare you the details of my various transitions, but I do want to talk about knitting (something I have...
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My favorite hat, take 2
Years ago I made this version of Abalone using two colorways of Autunno by di.Vé. I wore the hat for six months before it mysteriously disappeared. I love the hat and loved the pattern so when I found out the yarn was discontinued I bought those same colorw...
Years ago I made this version of Abalone using two colorways of Autunno by di.Vé. I wore the hat for six months before it mysteriously disappeared. I love the hat and loved the pattern so when I found out the yarn was discont...
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I am ready for 2016!!
It's time once again for my annual New Year's post. 2015 was a very difficult year for me and as I review the year I tend to focus on my failures and all of the negative, but despite all of that 2015 had a lot of goodness. My broken leg gave me extra time w...
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Finally, a shop update
Two of my goals for the year were to relaunch my blog with an entry every week and to reopen my online shop, then in May I broke my leg. It was my first broken bone and it wasn't just a little break, it was a complicated break. I was able to avoid surgery, ...
Two of my goals for the year were to relaunch my blog with an entry every week and to reopen my online shop, then in May I broke my leg. It was my first broken bone and it wasn't just a little break, it was a complicated brea...
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Dyeing with Dandelions, part 1
Dandelion heads in the dyepot. I have to admit, I have never understood the appeal of a manicured lawn and find grass boring. It could be due to this or my laziness that I allow dandelions to grow freely in my yard, much to the dismay to my neighbors. I lov...
Dandelion heads in the dyepot. I have to admit, I have never understood the appeal of a manicured lawn and find grass boring. It could be due to this or my laziness that I allow dandelions to grow freely in my yard, much to t...
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Dandilions are nutritious for people..and a great food source for bush bunnies and other creatures. ...they can add nutrients to the soil....they have been dubbed nature's vitamin. ....good for you
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Dyeing with Hibiscus Flowers
While browsing possible natural dyes to try this summer I came across an image of wool top that had been dyed a lovely lavender gray color with hibiscus. I have written in the past about dyeing food (well beverages) with hibiscus flowers, but this is my fir...
While browsing possible natural dyes to try this summer I came across an image of wool top that had been dyed a lovely lavender gray color with hibiscus. I have written in the past about dyeing food (well beverages) with hibi...
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More Indigo Dyeing
Last weekend I had the pleasure of teaching my fourth indigo dye workshop at ReBelle , as well as two shibori classes. I have talked about the technical side of indigo dyeing before so this entry won't be about that. If you want to learn a bit about indigo,...
Last weekend I had the pleasure of teaching my fourth indigo dye workshop at ReBelle, as well as two shibori classes. I have talked about the technical side of indigo dyeing before so this entry won't be about that. If you wa...
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Hello Mona
Finished Mona still on the frame. A some of you may know, I have been working on a project to cover the bathroom walls at the shop with a giant collection of cross stitched pieces in gold frames. For about 3 years now, Ihave kept a master list of the patter...
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DIY Cross Stitch Ornaments
Finished ornament hung with a simple ribbon. I made this simple cross stitch ornament for a last minute gift class at the shop . The pattern is easy enough for a beginner and should take less than two hours to complete regardless of skill level so let's get...
Finished ornament hung with a simple ribbon. I made this simple cross stitch ornament for a last minute gift class at the shop. The pattern is easy enough for a beginner and should take less than two hours to complete regardl...
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Transferring Embroidery Patterns
For Valentine's Day at the shop this year I designed a free embroidery pattern of two sheep in love for our customers. Valentine's has come and gone and since this weekend is the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Fest , I thought I would offer it up here. The sheep ...
For Valentine's Day at the shop this year I designed a free embroidery pattern of two sheep in love for our customers. Valentine's has come and gone and since this weekend is the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Fest, I thought I wou...
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Dyeing with Hibiscus, part 2
Last week I wrote about my hibiscus dyeing experience and how I was pretty disappointed with the color results. Since hibiscus is supposed to be very sensitive to tap water, I used distilled water for the entire process. The results I ended up with were pre...
Last week I wrote about my hibiscus dyeing experience and how I was pretty disappointed with the color results. Since hibiscus is supposed to be very sensitive to tap water, I used distilled water for the entire process. The ...
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A Study in Blue
I have been slacking on the online tracking my natural dyeing and since I spent most of March preparing to teach my first indigo dyeing class at Rebelle , this seemed like the perfect opportunity to start again. My past experiences with indigo have been wit...
I have been slacking on the online tracking my natural dyeing and since I spent most of March preparing to teach my first indigo dyeing class at Rebelle, this seemed like the perfect opportunity to start again. My past experi...
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