Weekly Review

Changes happen. All my rug hooking is packed. I am not ruling out unpacking it, seeing as we have postponed the move for a year.  But in the meantime I am finishing up some projects I started last year.  This baby cardigan is one of them.  It still needs buttons, but...

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Fun and Games!

We had a great week this week.  From celebrating Lunar New Year last Friday to playing games with friends.  We also have been getting outdoors more, which makes a huge difference in our dispositions.  We've had some snowfall cover the icy sidewalks and streets so we...

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Weekly Review

Happy Lunar New Year! Hi all.  Not much creative happening this week.  We've been visiting a lot with friends.  We're still busy packing and selling stuff.  Hubby is repairing the walls and ceiling in the bathroom.  When we had our kitchen renovated in 2014 we had the...

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Dyeing – Resources

There are resources out there to help you in choosing a dye powder and mordant, and that tell you how much to use.  I highly recommend checking them out.  The following are my suggestions and opinions based on what I've used in the past 33 years of dying. One resource...

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Dyeing Tips – General

Hi all!  Time for another edition of Dyeing Tips. 🙂  Bear in mind these tips are ones I go by when dyeing the bright colors I prefer to use in my wall hangings.  Whether your color is lightfast or not (lasts a long time) depends a lot on the type of dye and chemical...

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Dyeing Tips – Safety

Someone suggested they would like to hear more about dyeing on my blog.  Often you see I will share photos of dyeing in progress and the finished fibre.  But I rarely share dye formulas or methodology.  There's a reason for that: there are a lot of variables in...

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A Brief Distraction

While I've been sick with this cold I decided to take a break from dyeing fibre and focus on planning next year. I'm a planner. Anyone who knows me know I like to plan...well in advance...often to the extreme.  I love researching options and alternatives. I like to...

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