Last tannin bath

I really love the way these garments look when laid out in the vernal pools in the preserve behind the house. I retrieved them this morning. There were other people in the woods, but...

To make peace with what you see

Jude Hill wrote in a comment: “To compose to me is really to make peace with what you see, so in a way we might be choosing with some invisible path to that” I...

60 days done

I arrayed my watercolor circles from #the100dayproject and took a photo. 60 out of a 100 done. I don’t know if this is telling me much. But it is a joyful discipline. And I’m...

Learning to knit

It looked so easy on the video. I thought I could do this. But it is clearly the work of a beginning knitter. My stitch count varies uncontrollably between 10 and 13 (supposed to...

Preparing for dye

Dyeing projects continue. I am interested in using soy milk as a plant-based alternative mordant. I think the soybeans I have were homegrown! The recipe I follow just takes 1/2 cup of beans, soaked...

Weaving with thread

I used my newly dyed collection of thread to make a sampler. I tried to be careful with my selvages, but it is clearly an ongoing process. Things really started to deteriorate after the...

Wee teabag book

This little book came to me upon waking one day. And I had to give it a try. I’ve been saving these silky tea bags from a tin of tea, and with another pot...