Dyeing for Rug Hooking #1

People have been asking me recently if I share my dye formulas.  Well, yes and no.  If I can I will.  I use a lot of different dye manuals, some under copyright. Those formulas I cannot share. I can tell you I use both Majic Carpet and ProChem dyes. For Majic Carpet...

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Dyeing Nylons (continued)

So it took a lot longer than anticipated to strip the colour out of all my nylons. 1) there were a lot of them, and 2) I ran out of the magic powder - fabric colour remover - found at Walmart in the craft section.  That stuff rocks!  And it’s dirt cheap. I needed one...

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Project Planning with Mind Maps

Good morning everyone! Today is Family Day where I live - a holiday. Most stores are closed, so we’re staying home. I mentioned mind maps for project planning in Friday’s blog post. I thought I’d explain a bit about what they are and how I came to be doing them. Mind...

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Weekly Plans

Good morning all!  The first storm is ending and we have a brief reprieve before the second one hits tonight   It’s good weather for staying indoors and working on some projects. What’s on my plate this week?  In a nutshell...rug hooking. Today I'm focusing on the...

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A Belated Weekly Review

Hi everyone. I’ve been very busy with Workshop Week 2 projects and with prepping for a couple of winter storms. I’ve also been prepping for a kitchen renovation. First, Workshop Week 2 was a great learning experience. I really enjoyed Donna Mulholland’s class on...

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Workshop Week 2!

It’s Workshop Week again!  I’m so excited. I spent the last few days preparing. Hey! I even cleaned up part of my studio for this event! 😔  I have so much stuff in there.  I really need to go through it and cull more stuff. In all seriousness though, I was down there...

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