I saw minus 5 degrees Fahrenheit this morning. Brrrr! I did this batch yesterday and ironed it this morning. I left the next batch to do its’ magic out in the slightly heated garage overnight but I actually brought it in to finish because the snow was not finished melting. I usually mix up my dyes […]
I’ve been having indigo withdrawals! I could not get a flower to form on top of my vat for a week. With my well-known persistence, I kept trying different things with no success, including being unable to find the right PH test strips which I have on order. Without them, I wasn’t sure if it […]
A Woman’s Work Is Never Done!
All silks here: the first is raw silk, on the right is habati silk. I like how these came out. The leaves that soaked in rusty water are the strongest. Others were all soaked in various concoctions. I have going pans of chalk with seawater, plain seawater, vinegar water, rusty iron water, copper water that […]