Category Archives: dyeing

Window seat cushions

We’ve had extraordinarily benign weather for the last 10 days. Daffodils are blooming – normally they don’t start to flower until late March in this part of the world – and the garden is full of birdsong. All of this … Continue reading

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Dyeing with onion skins

My supersized-yarn cushion cover fronts are done, now I need to make the covers up. I’m trying to use up stash so I’d rather not buy any fabric for the backs. In my stash I’ve found a heavy cotton with … Continue reading

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What to do with a dozen bandanas?

Birthday greetings Two of my male friends have had birthdays in the last week, and I made cards for them both. I always try to find the time to make cards for family and good friends. When I first started … Continue reading

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Biscuit cutters but no (edible) biscuits

The unseasonably warm weather has ended, as we all knew it must.  We have snow and sub-zero temperatures.  This is how the garden looks. I am staying close to the fire and counting my blessings that I don’t have to … Continue reading

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Winter regnum – a time for crafting

Christmas is over and we are in the strange inbetween time when not a lot happens until after New Year’s Day. I like one suggestion I heard on the radio for a name for this period: the winter regnum. The … Continue reading

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