Tag: <span>Fiber Arts</span>

Indigo Dyeing- My results!

Here’s a quick update on the results of my indigo dye bath from the other day.  You can view the earlier post here.  I love my color results!  The blues are really clear and rich and a shade I really like.  The whole process was quite easy and cleaned up pretty quickly with no stains!  I think I could have gotten the denim darker if I hadn’t dyed …

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 …

Holiday Sewing for the Kids

Has anyone else gone a little overboard sewing for the holidays?  I’ve been sewing for the kids like a fiend since the beginning of December.  I think I may have gone a little overboard, but boy the sewing was fun and each project helped me get a little better at my sewing. I’m glad I started early though since I had everything done way in advance and could …

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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