Author Archives: wendyfe

About wendyfe

I am a fibre artist working in mixed media textiles with a focus on vintage cloth reworked with stitching, natural dyeing, eco printing and rust printing . My work can be seen at www.wendyfeldberg.ca.

From Byopia Press: How To Make A Heart Bookmark

https://byopiapress.wordpress.com/2016/02/07/how-to-make-a-heart-bookmark/ Dear Threadborne followers and readers,  Welcome all! And may I extend new year greetings to you, even if it is already February. My first post of the year is a reblog from Cathryn at Byopia Press. Cathryn tells us … Continue reading

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” Twas on the moon of wintertime…

…when all the birds had fled” , sings the Huron Christmas carol. Indeed, the birdies have fled:   Blogging today from my husband's room on the fifth floor of a local hospital where he has been since Christmas Eve as … Continue reading

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November Studio

It is the last day of November and the day of Saint Andrew, patron of Scotland ( Greece, too) and all Scots, even those like me from Orkney! Time to report on the month's art activities, though I will not … Continue reading

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A Marginally Noted Man

Dear blog readers! Today, something really exciting but not about eco printing! instead, I have invited my friend, Anne Shmelzer tell us about her first novel. My debut novel, A Marginally Noted Man – a tale that delves into the … Continue reading

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Mordants and Natural Dyeing, The Great Debate

Originally posted on Alpenglow Yarn:
I’ve thought about writing this post for a while. This topic, more than anything else in natural dyeing, brings up emotion and occasional controversy. My goal with this post is to present some facts, with…

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At the Burrow DyeTable # Two: A Little Poke in the Night

Originally posted on Grackle & Sun:
Oh, my friends, have I been harvesting poke.  I’ve been harvesting poke for weeks.  Over hill, over dale, thorough bush, thorough brier, over park, over pale, thorough flood, thorough fire, I do wander everywhere……

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October Studio

September has passed in a blur of sun, studio-time and a mad race to prepare for the annual studio tour of two weekends. As I have spent most of the post-tour week cleaning up, it occurred to me that you, … Continue reading

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