Fiber Musings

Random thoughts of a fiber enthusiast – mostly fiber related, sometimes coherent

Category: Dye

  • Natural Dye Workshop

    Natural Dye Workshop

    We had a Natural Dye Workshop with Anni Redding in September. It’s taken me this long to blog about it because I was really disappointed with the results. It didn’t quite turn out the way I had hoped. Anni was great, but there were other issues that came up that resulted in less my vision […]

  • More on Indigo

    If you go back and look at the color chart I posted yesterday, my favorite green is the indigo overdyed with osage orange. The result is a very clear green (left stripe, second square from the bottom in each strip) compared to the osage orange overdyed with indigo (top left square in each strip). Now, this […]

  • Glazing

    Next weekend, I will be taking a workshop on natural dyes with Anni Redding. She will show us dyes using cochineal and osage orange in 3 different depths of shade: light, medium and dark. I plan to dye the squares I’ve woven with the Zoom Loom a while back. Since I plan to overdye some […]