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 […]

Wool Felting – How to Lattice Felt

Wool Felting How to Lattice Felt. Part 4 of my Wet Felting Techniques Series teaches you how to make a Lattice Felted Scarf. What the heck is Lattice Felting? Just like the name suggests, it’s a wool wet felting technique which produces a fabric with holes in it. There are a few different ways to […]

Marble Dyeing Silk Scarves

“Marble” Dyeing Silk Scarves   Don’t you just love a pretty, colorful silk scarf? Did you know that it’s actually very easy to dye your own? All you need is the right tools and some basic know-how. Download this Free Tutorial There are many, many different techniques for “marble” dyeing fabric. I like to experiment […]

How to Felt Easter Eggs

Felted Easter Eggs! Remember the Spring Fiber & Fabric Craft Roundup from last week? It included a tutorial by Rosina of Rosy – Posy on how to make felted easter eggs. I’ve never made them so I decided to give it a try. I thought they were made the same way as the Wool Dryer […]

How to Felt Wool – Nuno Felting Method

How to Felt Wool with the Nuno Felting Method. Welcome to Part 3 of my Wet Felting Wool Techniques Series. This tutorial will show you how to felt wool or fiber into a felt fabric such as silk chiffon. Here are the other Wet Felting Tutorials. Part 1 Basic Wet Felting Part 2 Cobweb Felting […]

Easy DIY Felted Dryer Balls

What the heck are Felted Dryer Balls? Dryer Balls are literally balls made of felted wool. Why do you need them? Do you use dryer sheets? Did you know that commercial dryer sheets are nothing but chemicals, some of them toxic? That spring fresh scent…not so fresh. Dryer sheets permeate your laundry with chemicals which […]