Category: <span>Natural Dyeing</span>

Indigo Dyeing

So excited- I’m dyeing with indigo this morning while my oldest is at school.  I’m using the dye kit I ordered from Noon Design Studios which is super easy to use.  All the components come in one box in dissolvable packaging for no mess.  The kit has everything you need to dye 5-8 natural fiber items.  It includes gloves, soda ash, indigo and an oxygen reducer  all in …

3 Patterns, 3 Months!

This morning was our Sunday ritual of yummy breakfast (homemade waffles & smoothies) followed by a visit to my husband’s folks.  I think we’re one of the rare lucky couples who love each other’s parents and really all get along. Our parents live only a few minutes from each other and get along fabulously too!  It’s so nice, especially with kids, to have so much family here.  Both …

Naturally Dyed Flared Wave Skirt

I am just in love with this pattern.  Super easy to sew up and so comfortable to wear.  I really need to make a few more! This pattern is from one of my favorite sewing pattern books, Shape Shape, Sewing Clothing Patterns to Wear Multiple Ways by Natsuno Hiraiwa.  I have made up a few patterns and really love the fit on me.  I should add that though I’m …

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