Category: eco dyeing

Boreal sunset book

A little book 4” high x 3-1/4” wide. The covers are scraps of an eco-printed paper toned with watercolors. I’ve been saving them for awhile, waiting for a use to arise. I dyed the...

Quiet ingredients

I finished these two books this week, following Ali Manning’s instructions in her Handmade Book Club for the “slim case binding.” The colors are subdued and quiet. They give a feeling of peace when...

Woodsy booklets

I finished binding this group of eco-printed booklets. They look and feel great together. The interior pages are dyed also, the larger ones with eco-prints, the two small ones with black walnut. The bindings...

Dyeing with extracts – wrapup

I brought home two plastic bottles of dye from the dyeing workshop and used these leftovers to dye some additional fabric and yarn samples. Here’s some photos.

Experiment with curve

Working on ways to integrate paper and fabric. The fabric panel was going to be a stitched collage but I decided to keep it simple. Sunlight and shadow turned out to be part of...

Dyeing with extracts

I took a workshop with Susanne Grosjean again this year. This time focusing on extracts. I learned a lot and came home with a sample card of 25 dyed yarns and a selection of...

Blizzard of Seeds

I’m excited about making another fabric concertina. I had cut some squares of gold fabric and mull quite awhile ago for no particular reason. They were just sitting around on the shelf where I...