Firsts and More Colors

I’ve continued on with my low immersion dyeing of my dyes. What has been really challenging is to photograph the browns. They’ve been dyed for a week, but still not able to get a good picture. But that will come.

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Dyeing and More

I’ve been wanting to make a dye sampler book for years, so I can tell exactly how the colors look when low immersion dyed. Some I’ve know, but the majority I have no idea how they will look dyed without ice. I purchased most of my dyes (fiber reactive dyes) so students of my Icy…

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Challenge is over, now what?

The eight-week challenge is over. I want to thank Luann and Sherrie for linking up to my posts, and sharing the challenge on their blogs. I’d also like to thank those who commented, and those of you who emailed me privately to tell me what you were doing. So glad we could do this together.…

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Creating New Cloth Zoom Class

I mentioned in the last post that I took a zoom class last Saturday taught by Judy Gelzinis Donovan called Creating New Cloth From Old Lace. The class was held at the online Mancuso quilt festival. If you are at all interested in this technique, she’ll be teaching another Zoom class next month. The information…

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Feb/March Challenge Week 5

I really can’t believe that it’s already week 5 of the Feb/March Challenge. As for what I accomplished last week, I feel like I fell a little short.

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How To: Snippet Roll

In my quest to use my scraps, I decided to make a snippet roll. This is not a new idea. In fact, the very first article I found about them was written in 2011. I’ve been seeing them a lot in the past year or so, but just didn’t take the time to make one.…

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Feb/March Challenge Week 4

Here we are at week 4 of the Feb/Challenge. We got some snow so I decided to do a little snow dyeing. It’s been years! Here is my favorite of the two shirts I dyed. This was using Kingfisher Blue. I’m looking forward to wearing it this summer.

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Using stencils with stitching

If you are like me, you have lots of stencils. I use stencils with my fabric, but not as much as I want to so I’ve been again trying to think of ways to create with them. I discovered they make wonderful background designs.

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How To: Scrappy Fabric

I’ve been looking at my bag of scraps I’ve been collecting over the last year, and wanted to do something with it. I’ve made a scrappy scarf in this post, but wanted to just make pieces of scrappy fabric for upcoming projects.

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