I’m back today with another dye post! After my adventures with lac a few weeks ago I was ready to move on to Indigo. I bought all my supplies way back in November but with my injury wasn’t able to use them. I was super excited to give a henna vat a go since I’ve […]
This past weekend the weather was perfect, sunny and breezy, so I broke out the dye pot and did some fun natural dyeing! I had a bunch of pieces waiting for the dye pot that I had planned on dyeing back over the winter holidays. Unfortunately that all got put on hold with my injury.
I’ve been holding off on my natural dyeing all summer as we’ve been trying to sell our condo. Boy have I missed it! We had a lull in viewings though in the last week as we prepared for hurricane weather here with Erika-a no show. I decided a bit of kit dyeing was in order. I pulled out my
A new organic knit dress, lots of historical reading and my first try at dyeing with Cochineal. It’s been a great week! I’ve been so psyched to work with cochineal after I received my dye from Botanical Colors. I’ve been reading A Perfect Red by Amy Butler Greenfield which is all about Cochineal and its trade in
I’m so excited about the pieces I’ve been sewing lately, though nothing is finished yet. Fall comes very slowly here in Florida, so what I wear really doesn’t change too much throughout the year. But even the slight dip in temps, and cloudy rainy days lately are a welcome change. So here’s my list of Works
I’ve had this make finished for quite a while but it’s been just too hot to take pics. I still probably won’t get any wear out of this for a few more months, but I love it! This jacket was made with the leftover yardage from my Deer & Doe Centauree Dress and while the pink