Archives for July 2012

Felting Basics

Felting fascinates me.  What a great medium!   There are lots of different techniques but basically it boils down to dry or wet.  Here are just a few…. Nuno Felting Basically, it is the art of wet felting fiber through a piece of open weave fabric such as gauze or chiffon.  The fiber is placed on […]

Baby it’s HOT outside!!! So let’s just Solar Dye

As we were all complaining about the oppressive heat this weekend, a friend mentioned solar dyeing some fiber. DUH! Why didn’t I think of that??                 So, I grabbed some alpaca fiber that was already washed, popped it in some gallon zip bags with hot water and vinegar. […]