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Dye Your Easter Eggs With Silk - YouTube

via Dye Your Easter Eggs With Silk – YouTube.

This isn’t about crochet or knitting

but thought you would enjoy

a different way to color your Easter eggs <3


Earthy tones

There has been spinning! I made some purchases in a destash recently and so have acquired fibres I wouldn’t ordinarily buy.  This is naturally dyed fibre by a verb for keeping warm; merino/silk/yak in ‘sticks and stones’ colourway. 62 more words

Natural Dyeing

Adventures with Silk Chiffon

Hello! Its been a few weeks since we moved into our new house, and I’ve finally had some time to get sewing. I’ve been feeling a bit guilty about neglecting the blog, ridiculous as that sounds, but I think this is a good garment to get going again! 586 more words


The Wedding Sari

The fans circle, humming sonorously, making no difference in the dense hot air.  My aunt and I sit surrounded by cascades of colourful, gold-embroidered silk as the small birdlike dark skinned shop assistant claws more saris from the shelves, fanning them out to their full glory, allowing the light to catch the subtle changes in hue, the double colours, the intricate embroidery.  428 more words

11. Freedom

Shortly after my divorce, I bought myself silk crimson pjs cum negligee.  (Notice how I slipped in some latin?  And what a apropos choice of word.  523 more words

Bathing In The Hot Tub Of My Mind

Iron woman

Experimenting wiith my iron and the silk for the wedding dress. As some of you know, water will stain silk, but it appears on this fabric the very ironing leaves marks. 30 more words