Monthly Archive: August 2020

Fabric coil basket

I really enjoyed making this wee basket. All the materials were readily available around the house. I learned the technique from an online course taught by Ruth Woods (@craftschooloz on Instagram). I had a...

Solar designs so far

I started this solar design cloth in a big hurry without much of a plan, except to have four circular shapes depicting the solstices and equinoxes. Now I’m at a stage where I really...

Rolling Cube box

A very satisfying art retreat day with Vintage Page Design’s Handmade Book Club group. We made a rolling cube box. The paper is batik I purchased from Washi Arts. I like the worn, old...

A little thread dyeing

A friend who is working on an embroidery project asked me where to get some naturally dyed threads. After giving her some suggestions of vendors, I offered to dye some myself. I don’t have...

Rustic piano-hinge book

I realized a book that I had been visualizing for a long time. Quite satisfying. This book was a monthly project from Vintage Page Design’s Handmade Book Club. I knew I wanted to use...

Dyeing pages

I have not been very enthusiastic about dyeing this year. Have let a lot of the dyeing season pass by already. But pushed myself to get the equipment out to dye paper for a...