Category Archives: Dyeing

Basket Mark 2 Finished.

This week I finished the basket. All it really needed was to have the handle finished and that would have been fast and easy. But a white basket is not only boring it does not fit with me. I can’t … Continue reading

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Sublimation printing with Dawn Dupree

This is a guest post by Kim Winter of Flextiles. A couple of weeks ago I went on a sublimation printing workshop with Dawn Dupree, a well-established textile printer based in south London near me. She specialises in multilayered collage, … Continue reading

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A New Hat

I have been working on a new “pillbox” type of hat. I got this great lattice yarn and wanted to use to add some interest to the hat. I got this yarn at Value Village, a big chain second hand … Continue reading

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Silk Yarn Dying

This week I decided to do some yarn dyeing. I bought some ends of cones someone brought in to the guild. They are perfect for me as I don’t need large amounts of any yarn. I couldn’t find my niddy noddy so I just wrapped … Continue reading

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I’ve got rainbows on my mind

First of all, happy Thanksgiving to everyone reading this in the US! I hope you had a nice celebration. Today I’m sharing some rainbow-y fibre I created, plus a “throwback” item that I hope you’ll like. Being an indie dyer … Continue reading

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Shibori Shrug Jacket

Heres another throw back post. I thought if I do not remember doing this maybe you won’t either. I hope you like it. After seeing Ruth’s jacket it reminded me I had made a small one for one of my … Continue reading

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Snow Dyeing with Acid Dyes

I have done snow (or ice) dyeing for a while now but I always used Procion MX Fiber Reactive Dyes. I did a quick how to post about it here.  But I have never tried snow dyeing with acid dyes. … Continue reading

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Making Socks from Start to Finish

Our guest artist is Leonor  from Felt Buddies who is sharing a special sock story and process. Today I’m sharing with you some sock making, from the dye pot to the finished product. A few months ago, I got a … Continue reading

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10th International Shibori Symposium Exhibitions

This is a guest post by Kim of Flextiles. She recently attended the Tenth International Shibori Symposium and I thought you all might to get a glimpse of what she did and saw there. Thanks Kim! My previous post about … Continue reading

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Out of the box Part 3

This is the 3rd and final set of pictures from this exhibit. http://mvtm.ca/?exhibition=colour-unboxed   the first is here:  https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/18/colour-unboxed-by-out-of-the-box/ and the second here: https://feltingandfiberstudio.com/2017/01/26/out-of-the-box-part-2/ Again I apologise for some of the odd angles as it was very crowded with people enjoying the exhibit. … Continue reading

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