How to Needle Felt (for Beginners)

Learn how to create easy, Needle Felted Fabric Shapes with colorful Wool Roving and Cookie Cutters Have you noticed? Needle Felting has become quite the popular craft in recent years. When I first started my adventure into the fiber world, most people (including me) had never heard of wool felting much less Needle Felting. So, […]

How to Dye Yarn with Easter Egg Color

A fun and safe way to dye yarn using Easter Egg dye tablets and your microwave So many dyes, so little time. If you’ve seen my other yarn dyeing tutorials, you know I like to experiment with various wool dyes. Did you know that you can dye yarn with regular ole Easter Egg dyes? Those […]

How to Make Dye from Acorns

Learn how to make a Natural Dye made from Acorns for Cotton Fabric In the past year or so, I shared my natural dyeing experiments with black walnuts, dandelions and black beans. Continuing this series, I wanted to show you how to dye cotton fabric towels using acorns. Last Fall, my hubby and I spent […]

15 Crochet Granny Squares

15 Granny Square Crochet Patterns and how to join them to make patchwork purses, afghans, scarves and shawls How many of you learned to crochet by making granny squares? I did! I remember being on a long road trip and my Mom, Sister and I crocheting different pattern granny squares. That was a really fun […]

What is Felting? A Beginners Guide

Discover the World of Wet and Needle Felting in this Complete Beginner’s Guide My love of fiber began years ago when we acquired our first two alpacas, Godiva and Permanent Ink. Since alpacas grow a lot of fiber in one year and can’t tolerate much summer heat, they need to be sheared every Spring.  Besides […]

Natural Dye from Plants: Dandelions

How to Dye Yarn or Fabric Naturally using the Dandelion Flowers from your backyard Welcome to my new Natural Dyeing Series.  I’ve been wanting to delve into the fun world of making natural dye from plants for a while now so I’m super excited. It’s actually pretty easy to make natural dye from plants such as dandelions, […]