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From Byopia Press: 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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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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Writing Eggs for Easter

I was reminded recently about pisanky, a craft I first tried years ago, taught by Martha Shepherd of Madonna House Catholic lay apostolate in Combermere, Ontario. The founder of Madonna House, Catherine Doherty, came from Russia, bringing with her a love … Continue reading

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March Means…

…Gardening indoors and thinking plants! The Kaleyard is still under deep snow…so this is a quick little post to remind us all that spring is on the way- no matter how wintery it looks here: Undeterred by the white stuff … Continue reading

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International artist retreats 2015-2016, Mount Subasio, Assisi

Originally posted on artestudioginestrelle:
? We will be glad to send you all the complete information and materials regarding how to apply for the International residency programs, cultural events and International exhibitions 2015-2016. Please, contact us:

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Mary Had a Little Book

Originally posted on medievalbooks:
For the book historian Christmas is a great season. It means that a lot of so-called “Annunciation” scenes make their rounds on social media, the biblical story in which the angel Gabriel announces to Mary that…

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