Ice Dyeing Color Splits

One of the reason I love ice dyeing is because of how the colors split. If you are not familiar with the term “split,” it’s when dyes break out into the colors they contain. Dyes come in two different categories: “pure” and “mixed.” Pure dyes, also called primaries, contain no other colors. On the other…

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Dyeing for a Cause

I love using cloth napkins. I also have spent years collecting them. Some are vintage, others are not, but they all start out as white.

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Too Many Interests!

You know what my problem is? Too many interests! Before I go into that, I have received so many wonderful comments about my classes. I appreciate your kind words. Several people thought I was going to quit blogging, or doing any art. No, I was just shutting down my classroom. I’ll still be here. However,…

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Decisions, Decisions, Decisions

With the new month comes some major decisions. But before I tell you about them, I have to show you the beautiful cards I received from Kathy Schmidt of Quirks Ltd. I love everything about them, including her interesting signatures on the back. I’ve been following Kathy for some time, and this month she hit…

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More Progress

It’s slow going on the temp quilt, but here is where I am now. I have 5 decades on five strips. Each day shows the low and high temperature for that birthday. They are just mistyfused down. I am not sure yet how much space will be between the rows or how I plan to…

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Making Roving Fabric

Been playing a bit. When I cleaned up my studio I found some wool roving that I’ve not used in awhile. I thought it might be fun to try to make some roving fabric. This process is just like when I made the Scrappy Fabric awhile back in this post. However, this time instead of…

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Just a little progress

In the last post I told you about the temperature wall hanging I’ve started. Well, it’s kind of slow going. One reason is because I am getting new windows for my studio. The window guys had to come out and measure inside, which involved me moving both tables and lots of stuff. Well, while I…

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Temperature Wall Hanging

Something I’ve wanted to do for a long time is to make a temperature wall hanging. Temperature quilts, if you aren’t familiar with them, are made to track the temps of a specific time period. Usually they are for a year. They are a great way to see visually how temperatures have changed. If you…

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