I do tons of sewing, and a fair amount of knitting, but I also do other crafts. One of those is handspinning. I was lucky enough to be gifted an Ashford wheel several years ago, and although I don’t use it all the time, I have become at least minimally competent. I recently dyed some… Read More Handspun Yarn
This project is kind of different than what I usually do, and it doesn’t really involve any sewing, so I hope you find it interesting. First, a little background on why I re-did these chairs in the way that I did. Last summer, we found a really good deal on a 19th century couch. (You… Read More I Re-upholstered Two Chairs!
In addition to all of the other crafts that I do, I also like to dabble in natural dyeing. Although there are many synthetic dyes available that make dyeing quite easy, for now I have decided to stick with natural dyes for my personal dyeing. This project has been in the works for a few… Read More Dyeing with Cochineal