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Tag Archives: silk habatoi
It seems lately everyone is into weaving. This past summer I was shopping with my daughter in law at Joann’s and this mini loom caught my eye. I actually thought it might be something to do with the grandsons. The … Continue reading
This is the last of my summer experiments with natural dyeing. Cochineal are those little scale insects that are picked off of cacti. I’ve seen some really nice results using cochineal such as Nada’s experience she posted on the forum … Continue reading
I wasn’t able to finish the coursework for Ruth’s Paper Lamination Class within the class time, but have since completed the last two assignments. We had a choice of several different options for the last two weeks. I chose to … Continue reading
I was inspired by Nada’s scarflette a while back and thought it would be a perfect way to use some of the locks I received from Zara. I dyed some Merino, Corriedale, Romney and Cheviot wool along with some silk … Continue reading
My next step was to use the avocado skins for dyeing. Again, the instructions varied. Some said to tear the skins, others use whole. I went with using the whole skins. I used approximately the same amount of wool, thick … Continue reading