Indigo Play Date

Two years ago I taught an indigo dyeing class. Connie wasn’t able to attend that class so we decided one of these days we’d have our own indigo play date. This week we finally got together and played. Here is the dye pot I made from the Jacquard indigo kit. Once the pot was ready,…

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Shadow Printing and More

Today I am blogging on the Andthenwesetitonfire blog about shadow printing. It’s one of the techniques from Lynn’s new book, Intentional Printing. Here are a couple of my examples. Head on over to this post for more information. I also played a bit with shibori and Dye-Na-Flow. Here are the pieces waiting to be unwrapped.…

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Happy Holidays!

This year we broke with tradition and decided to buy our Christmas Cards. I found these cuties at Barnes and Noble and thought they said it all for this year’s festivities. I love traditions, but sometimes they need to be broken. In addition to not making cards, I didn’t make biscotti or any cookies this…

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Sunday This and That

Happy Sunday Everyone! I hope you have been enjoying your weekend. The weather here has been absolutely beautiful. Before I update you on what’s going on here, I wanted to let you know that for the next three weeks on Mondays I will have a craft book giveaway. As the days to Christmas get closer…

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Ray’s Jade

I’ve always loved jade plants. When I had lots of house plants I found that my lovely jades weren’t demanding as many of the other ones.¬† If I forgot to water them, they still lived. In the 70s I had a jade that I nursed back to life. I don’t remember why it was sick.…

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