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.

July Greetings

Hello again to all my olde readers and to the many new readers who have surprised me by their interest in my take on eco dyeing and on other topics. My absence from the blogosphere has been due to the … Continue reading

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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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