You Can Do This!

You admire support spindles not only for how they look but also for how relaxing the atmosphere is as you watch someone spin with one. Be that someone. Here is free video Click here

Pomegranate & Combed Top

Results are in! I am surprisingly pleased. To prepare the combed top I first made sure I had four individual dye baths so I could modify each dye bath. I used a food warming appliance. I find this appliance keeps the heat at a constant low temperature so I could avoid felting the top. Next…Continue reading “Pomegranate & Combed Top”

Sneak Peek

I can’t explain it…dyeing fibre with Botanicals is amazing! This week I dyed some Superwash merino/bamboo/nylon combed top with an extract called cochineal. I purchased a kit from Miawa that contained a variety of extracts; they are located just across the Strait of Georgia from me. I used modifiers to obtain different colours. The lightContinue reading “Sneak Peek”