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Wedge Weave Book Marks

by on Nov.27, 2014, under Blog Posts

Wedge Weave Book Marks woven by Audrie Sands


Audrie Sands, a very good friend, sent me photos of some wedge weave book marks she had made for gifts for the holiday season as well as for her own use.  I think they turned out really well.  Congratulations Audrie!

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Natural Dyeing Workshop 2014

by on Nov.02, 2014, under Blog Posts

The results of our efforts


During a two day workshop on Natural Dyeing, four students participated.  The first day we dyed to achieve yellows…tansy, osage orange and fustic in the morning.  The afternoon was devoted to reds…cochineal, madder and logwood to give purple.  The next day we spent with indigo and woad…dyeing natural whites and then overdyeing some of the yellows to give greens and the cochineal coloured yarns to give purples.  This produced a full range of colour.


Overdyeing with indigo producing greens and purples



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