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, […]

How to Ecoprint on Paper

Eco Printing or Eco Dyeing on Paper Learn how to print beautiful papers using leaves and flowers with this step by step Eco Printing Tutorial Last year, I started my venture into eco printing with leaves, stems and flowers gathered in my garden which I then printed onto silk chiffon and cotton fabric. Those prints […]

Shibori Dyeing Tea Towels with Rit

  Shibori Dyeing Kitchen or Tea Towels with Rit Dye Powders Learn how to dye fabric with Shibori Dye or Tie Dye Folding Techniques. White kitchen towels? Boring!! I tell ya, nothing is safe around here. If something at my house is a solid color, it’s only a matter of time before I add some […]

6 Yarn Dyeing Techniques

6 Yarn and Wool Dyeing Techniques for Different Color Patterns If you’ve followed FiberArtsy for a while, you know that over the years, I’ve explored lots of techniques for dyeing different yarn colors and patterns. There are many, many ways of how to dye art yarn and each hand dyer has his or her own […]

How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker

How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker. How to Dye Yarn with a Slow Cooker or Crock Pot. Learn how to heat set wool dyes with this slow cooker (or Crock Pot) dyeing technique. Over the years, I’ve explored many different methods of how to dye yarn and I just realized that I never […]