How to Naturally Dye Yarn with Black Walnuts (update)

Naturally Dyeing Yarn with Black Walnuts, a Fiberartsy.com tutorial

A few years ago, I shared with you my tutorial on how to naturally dye yarn using black walnuts. Well, it’s that time of year again, the black walnuts are dropping, so I thought I would update my yarn dyeing tutorial. I have learned a few more things about natural dyeing since then and wanted […]

How to Make Denim Yarn from Old Jeans

How to Make Denim Yarn, a Fiberartsy.com Tutorial

Have you seen all of the posts lately about making yarn from old t-shirts? I thought, hey why not try making yarn from denim? Denim is a wonderful, versatile and strong fabric that is easy to come by. And, making yarn from old jeans is super easy and quick! You can be knitting or crocheting […]

Yummy Yarn Giveaway time!

Yarn Giveaway, FiberArtsy.com

I spent the weekend dyeing up these pretty, little skeins of Superwash Merino Yarn just in time to give them away! Here’s your chance to WIN FOUR of these little Beauties This yarn has been kettle dyed in a blend of Pink, Purple and Silver with some of the natural white left for contrast. They’re […]

Logic will get you from point A to B …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Logic will get you from point A to B, Imagination will take you Everywhere!” ~ Albert Einstein We Americans live in a culture that glorifies textbook learning, don’t we? How many times did I argue with my kids’ school principals and counselors about their need for physical activity, music, art! But, unfortunately you can’t really […]

17 Fun Scrap Fabric Projects

Scrap Fabric Project Ideas, FiberArtsy.com

Show of hands, who doesn’t have a pile of fabric scraps laying around the house?? Anybody?? Thought so. We all have a little hoarder inside saying … Oh, but I may need this someday … don’t we? Ya, okay. So, I asked a bunch of fellow bloggers to share their ideas using fabric remnants and […]

Don’t Limit Your Challenges …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Don’t limit your challenges, challenge your limits!” ~Jerry Dunn One of the main reasons I share these inspirational quotes is that I also struggle with my demons, my inadequacies … the feeling of not being good enough, of not being ENOUGH! Do you know that feeling? Somehow, if you do more, give more, work more, […]

Beginner’s Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn

Beginner's Guide to Hand Dyeing Yarn, Fiberartsy.com

Have you ever noticed that even with 1000’s of yarn colorways and combinations, you somehow can’t find just the color you want for that certain knitting or crochet project? That’s always been my dilemma. So, I decided to start dyeing my own yarn. Wow! That opened up a whole new world of color for me!! […]

“I am always doing that which I cannot do …

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it” ~Pablo Picasso Great plan, Mr. Picasso! Do you know people that never try anything new? Never do anything different? Probably because they are afraid of failure. How will it make me look if I screw this […]

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog

How to Start Your Own Craft or DIY Blog, FiberArtsy.com

People ask me all the time ‘What do you do?’. Well, I do still work at an office day job, but my main job is this blog! Fiberartsy is where I get to share my love of felting, fibers, yarn and crafting. It’s the perfect creative outlet and so much fun! If you enjoy creating […]

Breathe. Let Go. And remind yourself ….

Motivation Inspiration, FiberArtsy.com

“Breathe. Let go. And remind yourself that this very moment is the only one you know you have for sure. ” ~ Oprah Winfrey Simple to say, but so hard to do! Life always seems to boil down to staying in the moment, right? Pushing away all of the daily stresses and mindless crap we […]