Crewel Embroidery Kit from Canevas Folies

Ecrit par [email protected] le 31 mars 2009 sous Your Gallery

Laurence Liebliech of Canevas Follies will shortly have her new design available on her e-shop. The design combines Renaissance Dyeing fine crewel wool together and shiny silk threads with very striking results.

The image is a peep preview of the forthcoming design.

Detail of les oiseaux

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Laminaria Shawl by Feuille

Ecrit par [email protected] le 31 mars 2009 sous Your Gallery

A perfect pleasure to view in many ways.

Feuille's blog is a delight to browse, its wonderful colours and forms are so pleasant to behold.

Thank you Feuille for sharing this with us

Laminaria Shawl

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Naturally dyeing merino tops with extracts

Ecrit par [email protected] le 6 février 2009 sous Natural Dye Extracts

Naturally dyeing merino tops before spinning or felting can be a scary undertaking because of the wonderful ability of merino to felt at the slightest provocation.

After simmering for an hour in the mordant and then once more in the dye liquor, even with the most gentle care the delicate fibres have often felted, which is after all why you bought it in the first place, if you are felter.

Our popular spinners and felters kit, does away with the angst attached to producing your own naturally dyed fibres and leaves you free to abandon yourself to Creative Coloration with ...

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The Sock Yarn Collection is Gathering Pace

Ecrit par [email protected] le 8 janvier 2009 sous Dye House News

Our naturally dyed sock collection is gathering pace with the addition of two new colours Linden and Rosé. You can see our new sock range here. Both are in the Rêve range, a blend of merino, silk, bamboo and nylon.

Rêve Rosé after tying for the woad vat

The yarn is first wound into 100 g hanks. Then it is washed and mordanted with alum. Before it is dry it is shibori tied and then dyed in cochineal. During the dyeing process new ties were added to vary the cochineal colour. On emerging from the dye vat each hank already had its own distinctive colouring. The ties were ...

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