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Dirty tips, next to a clean sample I wanted them to look like, these are from different parts of the fleece, but the clean lock is my control sample Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Spinning Wheels, Wool Yarn, Wool Felt, Felted Wool, Loom Weaving, Tapestry Weaving, Felting Tutorials

Stain removal from my lovely locks

The following is an experiment I wanted to test out if it worked. But I want to strongly advise if anyone tries this for them self, to test a lock or two and see if you are happy with the re…

Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia: Retting Flax Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Flax Fiber, Plant Fibres, Fabric Yarn, Fiber Art, Fantasy Art, Weaving, Maori

Retting Flax

From Gerry, Historical Interpreter: There are many different ways of retting. The retting process is rotting of the inside reedy layer of the flax, so that you can free out the fibers. The Germans use the process of dew-retting, in the fall of the year, when the dew is the heaviest. It is laid out in long thin rows in short grass to collect the nightly dews. It may take several weeks. The problem with this method is that you get mold and mildew on the flax, so the quality is not as good as…

Textural Lichen Yarn Corespun Coil Hand Dyed by greybirdstudio, Art Yarn, Fibre Art, Mulberry Silk, Hand Spinning, Knitting Yarn, Yarns, Beaded Jewelry, Fiber, Weaving

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Textural celebration of naturals I hand dyed with lychen from the trees rusty nails from the shore and tea from my cupboard. Tis a celebration of naturals and textures. I slubbed coiled knotted multi stranded corespun and although I was at my spinning wheel most of it had to be manipulated and wound on by hand.. tis 68 yrds of pure enjoyment The fibres in this yarn are pure mulberry silk blue faced leicester wensleydale merino cotton noil silk noil linen tencel soya bamboo milk and corn…

Processing Stinging Nettle fibres - YouTube Spinning Wool, Hand Spinning, Nuno Felting, Needle Felting, Flax Fiber, Plant Fibres, Textiles, Basket Weaving, Tie Dye

Processing Stinging Nettle fibres

Trying to process Stinging Nettle fiber to make it softer and useable. Based upon information of Sunny Savage of Savage Design. https://www.youtube.com/watch...

Not So Fugitive Natural Dyes: Top Seven Colorfast Natural Dyes - Wearing Woad Shibori, Fabric Yarn, How To Dye Fabric, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing, Impression Textile, Fibre And Fabric, Art Textile, Tye Dye

Not So Fugitive Natural Dyes: Top Seven Colorfast Natural Dyes - Wearing Woad

Natural dyes are fun, and enjoyable, but finding out too late that your dye is not a colorfast natural dye is heartbreaking. This list of some of the top colorfast natural dyes can help you have an enjoyable and fun time with your natural dye adventures. Indigo, walnut, and madder are just a few of the colorfast dyes.

By Nikki Tiley (Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) In today’s world, we grow edible plants so we can eat healthier, but very few people think of growing plants to dye with. There has been some evidence that the commercial productsRead this artice Shibori, Fabric Painting, Fabric Art, Painting Art, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing, Impression Textile, How To Dye Fabric, Dyeing Fabric

30 Amazing Plants From Your Garden To Use As Dye

(Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden) In today’s world, we grow edible plants so we can eat healthier, but very few people think of growing plants . . .

If you've wondered what mordants do for natural dyes, here is a quick overview of the top Natural Dye Mordants. **copper and iron varying in toxicity depending on the form they are in. Fabric Yarn, How To Dye Fabric, Fabric Crafts, Shibori, Natural Dye Fabric, Natural Dyeing, Nature Crafts, Fabric Manipulation, Fabric Painting

Mordants: An Overview of Mordants for Natural Dyes - Wearing Woad

The majority of natural dyes, whether chemical dyes or natural dyes, adhere to the fiber through a chemical bond. With straight dye and fiber, this bond is easy to degrade and break. However, some compounds can cause the dye to adhere to the fiber. These compounds are called mordants, and are usually metal salts. Natural ... Read More about Mordants: An Overview of Mordants for Natural Dyes

My pal let me know that she received her yarn yesterday, so I can post the stories of its birth. The first yarn that I attempted (and actua. Fabric Yarn, How To Dye Fabric, Wool Yarn, Crochet Yarn, Knitting Yarn, Spinning Wool, Spinning Wheels, Bead Loom Patterns, Tapestry Weaving

Dyeing variegated yarn with Wilton's

My pal let me know that she received her yarn yesterday, so I can post the stories of its birth. The first yarn that I attempted (and actually completed) was an orange, brown and green self-striping yarn, detailed in a post I wrote yesterday. As mentioned, I wasn't thrilled with how tangled it got and how many times I had to re-skein it (and the felting that occurred) so I decided to make a second skein a different way. I chose colors that I thought might look neat together (all the shades…

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