Thursday, July 31, 2008

Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Pine Needle Basketry



I bought this book, two goodly bundles of long leaf pine needles and the plastic container it came in for a dollar this weekend at a yard sale! Now to find those three bundles of dyed long leaf pine needles and I'm set to make a basket.

Prairie Seeds


See shop for these beauties!

Colorful Etsy Treasuries

A Goldfish Cracker in Winter by SoSheSews

The treasury is Full of Color by iWunder

Monday, July 28, 2008

Thursday, July 24, 2008

New Fall Colors




These lovely mohair rovings are available in my shop!

Mohair

I'm working on updating my etsy store tonight with some new goodies, I'm partricularly fond of these mohair rovings! I've spun some of my hand dyed roving up and will knit a shawl for myself for this winter.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Cell Phone Bag

A loop for the button to tie down the flap and a strap and this little gem is done. I made it to hold a cell phone, however, mine is bigger than the bag. I"m thinking it'd hold a small pair of scissors an a few needles and some thread for stitching. The yarn is cotton and was dyed by hand.

In Progress

I'm working on finishing this pair of socks for myself, they will be quite toasty when all is said and done! In the meantime I'm skirting and am dyeing Jacob fleeces for spinning that will also be made into socks.

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

The Love Boat Treasury

The Love Boat Etsy.com Treasury created by Mullberrymoose

Saturday, July 19, 2008

The Moody Blues Treasury


Greaves Design included me in this rather Moody Treasury. I love these blue colors.

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Pick Me, Pick Me, Pick Me! Etsy Treasury

lalubaby.etsy.com included me in this treasury and it is GORGEOUS!!!

Etsy Front Page

I made it to the front page of Etsy.com tonight in Fringe's Treasury More Lust for Rust!!! I was so excited to find the treasury there. Unfortunatley I have no pics to share, at this point in time because thumbilizr wasn't cooperating - again! I managed to get a screen shot and it's saved in Word but I don't know how to put it here.

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Three Treasuries in ONE DAY!!!

Fringe included me in her More Lust for Rust Treasury!

Midnightcoiler included me in this beautiful Flower Power Etsy Treasury

Voneall included me in this wonderful Etsy Treasury today!

Monday, July 14, 2008

My favorite pieces

This piece, the red one, looks most like a nebula, it's from the Carter Smith stash of fabrics, the one below also has nebula potential but isn't as apparent in the photo.




Carter Smith Fabrics



Some of this I plan to sell in my store as an attempt to destash, there's about 50 pounds of silk scrap fabrics in this tub, no kidding! There are a few pieces, very small ones actually, that I plan to use in a quilt because they look like the horse head nebula in Orion. I may take a few of the fabric pieces and spin them into yarn.

Sunday, July 13, 2008

Poison Ivy


Texturally speaking it IS inspiring, but I'm tired of itching like mad! I managed to get into a pile of the stuff while picking berries in the woods.

Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Natural Dye Note Book Update

I'm updating my Natural Dye Notebook and The Natural Surface Zine blog's today. I'll be posting some techniques and anwsering some of the most commonly asked questions.

Friday, July 04, 2008

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Somewhere Over the Rainbow


Stacy Dawn from Stacy Dawn Supplies included me in her treasury and it's stunning!

Fresh Buds and Old Lichens

Old Lichens Merino Wool Roving

Fresh Buds Merino Wool Roving - palest green with bits of palest blue

Fresh Buds Silk Carrier Rods

Fresh Buds Silk Throwster's Waste
All available in my shop and perfect for blending to create art yarns and or for felting!



Cutting Table for Sale

Hey everyone I have a cutting table I am not going to need, would like to sell it local (state of Iowa) the top is 5 by 10 feet an the base is 4 x 8 feet.

Contact me via email for more details