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More Paste Papers

January and February have passed with me learning about paste papers. I am really quite interested in the varied applications of this genre – historical, contemporary, practical and just plain fun to do! I came upon paste papers as a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on a winter’s night

Hello again, dear and patient readers; and  welcome to new readers and followers. This is what it looked like outside my Ottawa living room earlier today: And this is what things look like inside right now: Yes, a fire and … Continue reading

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What to do when your barque is becalmed

  Yes, well, my little boat has been kind of marooned for a while. But I am slowly learning to row again. I have not been short of ideas since last post, dear Readers, just desperately short of carry-through, short … Continue reading

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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 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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