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Weave Podcast Episode Weaving and Foraging with Kayla Powers in Detroit - . - Weave Podcast Episode Weaving and Foraging with Kayla Powers in Detroit – Weave Podcast - Weaving Loom Diy, Straw Weaving, Weaving Art, Tapestry Weaving, Weaving Textiles, Weaving Patterns, Paper Basket Weaving, Diy Couture, Weaving Projects

Weave Podcast Episode 89: Weaving And Foraging For Natural Dye in Detroit with Kayla Powers

DONATE TO SUPPORT THE PODCAST This week on the podcast I am speaking with Kayla Powers of Salt Textile Studios. Kayla crafts one-of-a-kind, handwoven textiles for home and lifestyle with the belief that goods can be both beautiful and ethical. Her textiles are woven with local fiber, dyed with natural materials and are

Spinning my time away - much-needed weekend away in the Motorhome and a great chance to catch up with a bit of spinning. This is some Dorset Down fibre, dyed using left-overs which resulted in this very bright spring green :)


Popular Mechanics plan for quill spinning wheel

Dyeing with nettles – Rebecca Desnos – naturliches eierfarben

Dyeing with nettles

One of my favourite plants to dye with in the spring is the stinging nettle - it's one of the plants I most look forward to. The leaves give me a soft grey-green hue at this time of year (maybe you get a slightly different colour?) - the colour just feels so fresh and "alive" at the beginning of spring. In this blog po

The Creativity Patch-Learn to Weave-Courses and Weaving Kits Weaving Textiles, Weaving Art, Weaving Patterns, Tapestry Weaving, Loom Weaving, Hand Weaving, Knitting Patterns, Stitch Patterns, Weaving Projects

The Creativity Patch-Learn to Weave-Courses and Weaving Kits

All the weaving terms you need to know in one place, download and keep it handy!

8 Step Process Of Turning Flax Plant Into Natural Fiber Flax Fiber, Flax Plant, Spinning Wool, Plant Fibres, Linens And Lace, Loom Knitting, Basket Weaving, Vintage Sewing, Fiber Art

8 Step Process Of Turning Flax Plant Into Natural Fiber

Flax plant (Linus usitatissimum) is believed by many historians to have been introduced into England by the Romans; by the 16th century, laws were enacted requiring that a quarter of an acre (one rood) of flax be planted for every sixty acres under cultivation. Here is great educational video from England in the 1940's explaining the process of turning flax into a fiber...

Risultato immagini per how to build a spinning wheel

Oops, I Did It Again!

Well, okay. Did I need another wheel? Hmm, probably not. But I didn’t have a bulky spinner. And I was trolling around on Craigslist and somehow got out around British Columbia, where bulky sp…

How to Dye with Pine Cones Practical and Pretty is part of Natural dye fabric - Next time you see some pine cones gather them up and put together this easy dye vat to make a beautiful pink color or a nice gray with an iron bath Fabric Painting, Fabric Art, Fabric Books, Nature Crafts, Fun Crafts, Plant Crafts, Paper Crafts, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing

Best Crafts of 2018 - A Boy and His Mom DIY - Best Crafts of 2018

Here is a round up of some of our best work of 2018 for you all to enjoy and perhaps add to your crafting to do list for 2019.

Dyeing with Nature Part 1 – Mordants. – just beccas b log Shibori, Fabric Painting, Fabric Art, Paint Fabric, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing, How To Dye Fabric, Dyeing Fabric, Dyeing Yarn

Dyeing with Nature Part 1 – Mordants.

Dyeing with Nature Part 1 – Mordants. – just beccas blog

Linen flax, an endangered natural fiber How To Dye Fabric, Fabric Art, Linen Fabric, Basket Weaving, Weaving Looms, Flax Fiber, Spinning Wool, Textiles, Yarns

Linen flax, an endangered natural fiber

Linen is an exquisite natural fiber, known for its durability, beautiful sheen, and wicking properties. It is cool to wear in summer, naturally antibacterial, resists soiling but needs ironing. The plight of linen is a heart breaking story. Once the fiber grown in every croft and cottage for household use. Once spun and woven by ... Read More about Linen, an endangered natural fiber

Linen fabric is made of linen threads. Linen threads are spun of flax fibers.Linen is a natural product and rates as the most sturdy and most environment-friendly of all fibers. However, not all linens are created equally. In this ar. Sewing Basics, Sewing For Beginners, Sewing Hacks, Sewing Projects, Sewing Tutorials, Sewing Patterns, Loom Patterns, Maori Patterns, Skirt Patterns

Flax Linens Blog

Flax Linen vs Cotton Which Makes For Best Bedding | 6 Reasons Why People Love Flax Linen Duvet Covers & Sheet Sets | Health Benefits of Sleeping in Flax Linen Sheets | How To Turn Flax Plant into Fabric

Learn how to correctly Wash Fiber and Wool without felting it! This cleaning technique works great on all animal fibers including sheep wool, mohair (goat), alpaca, etc. Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Needle Felted, Nuno Felting, Felted Wool, Felted Scarf, Lava, Animal Fibres

Scouring Wool at Home without Felting It -

Scouring Wool correctly without felting it. Step by step instructions for hand washing wool the correct way so it doesn't felt.

Creating Lichen Dyes ( Letharia Vulpina or Wolf Lichen) : 5 Steps (with Pictures) - Instructables

Creating Lichen Dyes ( Letharia Vulpina or Wolf Lichen)

Creating Lichen Dyes ( Letharia Vulpina or Wolf Lichen): Lichen: I pass it endlessly when hiking in the woods. They grow on rocks and hangs from trees. It covers branches on the forest floor. It's everywhere if you take a moment to focus. But what is lichen exactly? They are not plants. They are a symbio…

I saw this done at a festival in Scotland. The cordage did not sting. Find out how to make string from stinging nettles without getting stung! Nettle cordage can be used for lots of things, such as fishing line and shelter building.

How To Make Nettle Cordage Tutorial

In a wilderness survival situation, one of the most important things you need is some kind of rope or cordage. Cordage is required for a whole manner of things when surviving outdoors, most notable its use in shelter building. If you don’t have any rope or string with you, knowledge of the plants that can […]

marshfield school of weaving: Wool/Silk Dye Class - July 2010

Wool/Silk Dye Class - July 2010

One of the students from my last dye class, Debbie Harpe, has agreed to write this post about her experience... "Being a highly visual person, I enjoy experiences in life that heighten my awareness of the beauty found in the world around us. Last weekend I took Kate Smith's dye workshop on dyeing wool and silk, and it was indeed one of those experiences, Using the roots and flowers of plants, insects, and extracts we created dyes: indigo (blue), madder (red), cochineal (pink to scarlet)…