2022 Iris Parade

Well, the iris parade here at Happy Acres is over. It’s been so much fun watching and counting the irises, as it is every year. This year 31 appeared! If you missed the video, checkout this link: iristour video. A couple that really showed up this year were Jurassic Park and a two-tone purple. The…

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2021 Iris Parade

I love irises, and if you’ve been following me you know I post them every year as they appear. This year I decided to wait until they all had bloomed so I could put them all in one post. So here are the 24 irises that bloomed this year.

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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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