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Simple pictures are best

About a million years ago when I taught preschool, I remember reading this book to the kids. I was surprised to see that I’d used this same photo back in 2012, and that I’d commented then that I often forget this lesson. Well, I forgot it once again.

Back in August I hand painted […]

That was fun!

Before I get to the really fun stuff, I’m going to show you what I’ve dyed recently, in the order that I created it.

After dyeing all those socks, I wanted to dye some silk scarves I’d purchased specifically for this purpose, for the upcoming Elmwood Avenue Arts Festival. I’d had so much fun and […]

Towels and silk scarves

In my last post I showed you a pile of unfinished polka dot towels. It took me a while to get them hemmed and pressed, but finally, there they are in all their glory.

Again, many thanks to Susan Pogue for her draft. Everyone who’s seen these towels, either in person or in photos, […]

Starting May Strong

It’s May 7th and I have 6 scarves woven, wet finished, and complete! First up, I started with some hand painted 20/2 silk. I dyed this yarn in late April, using a photo I found online from Blue Brick Dyeworks, as inspiration. They called it Prairie Storm, which works for me.

Here’s the yarn […]

Finished with 15

I got 3 more pieces finished in March, bringing my completed total to 15 – YAY!!! That dropped my weaving deficit by 8 or 9. I’m sure I can make up a few more in May, so I’m feeling much more comfortable.

These 3 pieces have a rather lengthy story, so I made it a […]