How to Make Dye from Acorns

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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 […]

What is Felting? A Beginners Guide

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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

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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 Tie Dye a Heart Shape

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Learn how to Tie Dye any Shape such as a Heart on a tee shirt, pillow or other fabric. A perfect DIY Gift Idea for Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick craft dyeing project you can still finish for your love by Valentine’s Day. What says I love you more than a hand dyed heart shirt? […]

How to Ecoprint on Paper

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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

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  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 […]