Silk Scarf Dyeing Class

What a fun day! Saturday was my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing class at Scattered Art in Newburgh, Indiana. For this class we used Colorhue dyes on silk scarves. The class fee included all supplies and two scarves. Here are the class participants sporting their new masterpieces. After my demo and instructions, I encouraged…

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November Happenings

I can’t believe it’s already November. Where has this year gone? This will be a busy, but really fun month. I am so excited to be teaching two classes locally. The first up will be my Easy and Fun Silk Scarf Dyeing at Scattered Art in Newburgh, Indiana. If you are local, there is still…

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Adding some color

Since I felt like I’ve not done much to blog about lately, I decided to take some pictures of what I have been doing. First up is a new scarf. And one of those silk cut velvet scarves. I dyed it plum – one of the new “in” colors. And a closeup. Love them daisies.…

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Easy and Fun Silk Dyeing Classes

Don’t forget you have until Friday to get in on my giveaway of one of the Quilting Arts issues with my ice dyeing article in it. Just head on over to this post, and comment. I’m excited about teaching a couple classes locally. I usually spend most of my dyeing time with fiber reactive dyes,…

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Summer sewing and dyeing

I have been keeping busy this summer with gardening and all, but I also have been really getting into sewing. I had mentioned earlier that I was making some journal covers for Chemo Buddies, a local not-for-profit using fabric that was given to me by my friend Donna. Well, I finished eight and sent them…

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Dyeing with Colorhue

In my quest to find and try different supplies to experiment with, I ran across a video about Colorhue dyes. Before I get to the tutorial, here are a couple of my new dyed silk scarves. According to the manufacturer’s directions, these dyes are instant-set and can be used on silk, linen, wool, and rayon.…

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