Groovy Hippie Bed Sheet Set

My youngest just had a birthday and she’s been trying to fix up her room. We needed some updated bedding stuffs and Nikki likes cool … hippie … pink floyd … guitars … the beatles … so, of course, I thought I CAN MAKE THAT! (Do you do that?). I love COLOR! Lots of bright […]

Exploring Shibori – Kumo Fabric Dyeing

Gosh, I love playing with colors. Always have! And exploring the many various cloth, fiber and yarn dyeing techniques is a neverending fascination for me. Shibori Dyeing is an age-old art of fabric dyeing which includes many various folding techniques, including Kumo Dyeing. Download this Free Tutorial So, what is Shibori Dyeing anyway? Shibori is […]

14 Dyeing Tips & Tricks

You guys know how much I love dyeing, right? Whether it’s yarn or fabric, wool or t-shirts, I love to play with color! Well, I’ve been having some fun over at Hometalk and put together a clipboard of some really cool dyeing techniques. Some clever crafters over there! Click the image to see all the […]

How to Dye Ugly Yarn

Ever have one of those Grand Ideas where you just know it’s going to turn out super cool?? Yeah, well I had one of those this week. I know how to dye yarn well and how to mix and match dye colors but then again, you never know how something will turn out til you […]

Tie Dyeing Shirts with Bleach

Tie Dyeing has always been a lot of fun for me… it’s the old hippie in me, I guess! My girls and I get together sometimes for a tie-dye party. This time I wanted to try a sort of Reverse Tie Dye technique with bleach. Download this Free Tutorial Technically, it’s not “Dyeing” since you’re […]

Paint those Ugly Shorts! Fabric Painting 101

Last month in my Denim Crafts Roundup I shared the Mom Jean Make-over created by Niki of 365 Days Of Crafts. Well, I had to try it. My shorts are not denim so I didn’t have to bleach them first, but they needed help! Download this Free Tutorial Supplies Needed: Jacquard MX Dye in the […]

Resist Felting – Part 5 Felting Techniques

FINALLY!! Sorry it took so long but here, at last, is Part 5 of my Felting Techniques Series … Resist Felting! How to Wet Felt a Vessel or Bowl Did you see the other Felting Techniques in the Series? Part 1 – Basic Felting Part 2 – Cobweb Felting Part 3 – Nuno Felting Part […]

Over-Dyeing Yarn with Kool-Aid – Experiment

Summer’s here in full force. Time to Solar Dye! Download this Free Tutorial here Did you see my Kool-Aid Dyeing Tutorial where I created a multi colored yarn with various shades of Kool-Aid? Well, I’ve been playing around with over-dyeing different colors to see what comes out. And, since it’s nice and hot outside, why […]

Easy Kool Aid Yarn Dyeing Kit – Great Gift Idea!

Are you forever looking for that perfect gift for your favorite Knitter or Crocheter? Here it is! A Kool-Aid Yarn Dyeing Kit. Simple and easy to put together plus you can customize it by color. –Quart Size Canning Jar –Natural Wool Fiber Yarn -Kool-Aid packets (unsweetened) -Dyeing Instructions – Free Download (This post contains affiliate […]

Dip Dyeing Wool Locks – Dyeing Series Part 2

Part 2 of my Fiber-To-Dye-For Series Download this Free Tutorial Did you see Part 1 on Multi Color Yarn Dyeing – Red & Blue Makes ? Remember the Teeswater Wool Locks we washed last week? Well, I Dip Dyed them! Dip Dyeing is a little fussier than Kettle Dyeing but it gives you much more […]

Multi Color Yarn Dyeing – Red & Blue Makes …..

Part 1 of my Fiber To Dye For Projects! There are so many different fun techniques to dyeing yarn that I want to try, so I thought well, why not share! Here’s a variation on Immersion Dyeing Yarn which uses two colors to make a third. You know…yellow & blue makes green, etc. etc… I’m […]

How to Wash Wool and Fiber

Wash Wool and Fiber correctly…. without felting it! I was going through my old posts the other day and realized that my tutorial for how to wash wool and fiber is totally inadequate. That was a special — washing wool with rainwater — post. Well, the timing is perfect since I just bought a bunch […]