Tag Archive: silk

Second life with new color

Last week was a little warmer, so I decided to do some natural dyeing. Dry and warm weather means I can work outside (and make less mess indoors…). I had some samples from… I don’t know how long ago, of… (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Fibre Art

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Weaving colours

We had a whole day of snow yesterday. So we had a whole day indoors waiting for it to settle so we could go outside and build enormous snow balls. Having some quiet time, I took out the loom and… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art, Weaving

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Yarn

I took some time off this week to tidy up my little studio.  I’m not the tidiest of persons so I have to make a conscious effort to stop, look around… and put things back in their place. I cleared… (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Fibre Art, Spinning

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Warmth in Silk and Wool

{español, mas abajo}   I keep spinning like mad… well, it’s quite soothing this spinning business. So it’s weaving. Probably because of the repetitive movements, one can just drift off in thoughts. This time I blended some merino with mulberry… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art, Spinning, Weaving

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Back in the studio

Time flyes when you are having fun… and sleeping very little 🙂 Slowly I’m trying to go back to the studio. First day in there was used to clean up and put some order because frankly I do not know… (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Fibre Art, Spinning

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Lana

Felting is quite a task for me these days… but spinning some gorgeous merino and silk… much more relaxing. I can not sit around doing nothing. So during the day I spin, at night when I sit down to relax,… (READ MORE)

Fibre Art, Spinning

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Rusty Pink

Making this skirt took some time basically because I’ve been toying with the different elements that have made it, since the summer. I used cotton gauze, wool, silk noil, silk top… and probably something else that at this point has… (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Felt

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Winter skirt

In the photo from a few days ago at Kim’ s, with the monster raw wool rug, I’m wearing a felt skirt and some of you, kind readers, asked for specifics…   It is a basic skirt, reversible, with a… (READ MORE)

Felt, Fibre Art

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Autumn Palettes I

These days Im trying to create some stock to fill my shop again before autumn/winter starts and before the belly is so big I can’t stand next to my felting table. I decided to create a group of scarves in… (READ MORE)

Felt, Fibre Art

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answering some questions…

After posting about this enormous wrap “Desert Stripes”, some of you sent in questions about how the materials had been used. I took some macro pics so maybe you could see the materials more clear. -I didn’t use prefelts although… (READ MORE)

Felt, Fibre Art

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that’s red!

Well, the pot of weld full of cotton, bamboo, wool and fabrics; completely disappointed me. Only pale yellows, almost imperceptible.  I had dyed before with weld and the result was a furiously bright yellow: That was silk cap on wool…. (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Fibre Art

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Madder

The experiments continue… I must say I was surprised to get so many hues of this fiery red Madder provides. The mordant agent as well as the material which was being dyed, provided the variations. This time it was almost… (READ MORE)

Dyeing, Fibre Art

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