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Natural Dye Basics
I am really looking forward to working with The Neighbourhood Studio  to teach Natural Dye Basics - Furoshiki Gift Wrap  on the 14th of May (next weekend!). This workshop brings together shibori resist techniques and beautiful hues of gold and mustard using...
Natural Dye Basics
Natural Dye Basics
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Dyeing Workshop
I am teaching a shibori dyeing and potato printing workshop tomorrow at the Teapea Design Store . I will post some photos on Instagram  - @rusty_skillet. Here are some photos of the cotton knit fabric I dyed last year using black beans and salt. The end res...
Dyeing Workshop
Dyeing Workshop
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potato printing and an update
Hello! I though this space was overdue for a blog post and update. Helen has gone back to work and I have been running solo with Idlewild for the past 6 months or so. The two of us are trying to figure out how we can both fit a bit of dyeing, printing and m...
potato printing and an update
potato printing and an update
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Hey Dad & Wendy!

Check out this video. I am going to send you another of a 6-year-old boy playing the drums too!. Incredible!

xoxo BOnnie
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in progress
Here are a few items being printed up. And also a photo of Miss Moo in some merino trackies and the shibori dyed merino hoodie. A cozy outfit for the approaching winter!  We have had the flu circulating around our house the past week so the shop update is m...
in progress
in progress
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!   Things have been a bit manic over the holidays.  A lot of sewing being done, but mainly as gifts.  Between Helen and I, we had three birthdays in our families over the holiday period in addition to Christmas.  Only one week left and then m...
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
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SALE!
SALE! Idlewild is having a sale!  Get 20% off all purchases from the Etsy Shop  until the 24th of December.  We are also offering free shipping within New Zealand for all orders.  Each piece is one of a kind, so if you see something you can't live without, ...
SALE!
SALE!
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These garments will be in the shop  shortly.  But for now, here are a few photos.  I adore this cocoon cardigan.  It is for a 3 year old (approx).  It has a long fit and a small printed detail on the cuffs.  I'm thinking I could do with one in my size... An...
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a few new items in the shop
Ahoy! We have just added a few new items to the shop .  There are some hand-dyed and hand-printed shoulder bags.  I've got one of those on my personal to-make list (for myself).  I suspect Helen has one planned for herself too.  Both she and I have had a fe...
a few new items in the shop
a few new items in the shop
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shop update
Hello all!  There are a few new items in the shop.  Here is Odette in the printed beanie.  Rather adorable in my (heavily biased) opinion.  The beanie is great, as the bottom can be rolled up for a smaller head and then rolled down as your wee bub's gorgeou...
shop update
shop update
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