Iron Mordant Recipe

How to make an Iron Mordant or Iron Modifier for Natural Dyeing and Eco Printing If you have dabbled with natural dyeing or eco printing of fabric, paper or yarn, then you are probably familiar with the use of Mordants to help affix the dye. This can be as simple as soaking in Soy Milk […]

DIY Wool Dryer Balls with Needle Felted Designs

How to make Cute and Fun Needle Felt Designs on Homemade Wool Dryer Balls So, I’ve been on somewhat of a needle felting kick lately. Needle felting is so much fun!! And I’ve been trying to think of what to do with the wool shapes I make using cookie cutters. Well, I thought …. why […]

23 Tie Dye Ideas and Projects

Fun and Colorful Tie Dye Project Ideas Here comes the warm weather, the pool parties, the mosquitos … what says Summer to you?? Do you love picnics and lightning bugs? Watermelon or fresh tomatoes from the Garden? Well, I tell you one thing that speaks Summer to me … it’s is TIE DYE!! So, I […]

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 […]