Dyeing with Plants

I first tried natural dyeing with avocados since this dye requires very few materials and very little time to produce a lightfast, wash fast vibrant color. The pale, dusty pink came out beautifully and quickly led me towards other dye materials. Edible and Useful Plants of the Southwest Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona by DelenaContinue reading “Dyeing with Plants”

Hand-sewn Wool Slippers

It was difficult to source the 5mm wool pieces needed for this project, but I was thrilled with the purchase I finally made from Fitz Felt. They sell 100% German-milled wool in large “scrap” rolls for a reasonable price. The company is woman-owned and has a shipping facility in NY, so these bolts arrived quickly.Continue reading “Hand-sewn Wool Slippers”