Maine Raised Romney Wool Yarn, Undyed, Handspun
Washed, carded, spun by hand. A long stable length and spun in the woolen method to keep the fleece lively and open.
I’m so excited to be participating with 19 other island artists in my first Peaks Island Artwalk for the 5th Maine Museum this Saturday, July 2nd from 10-3. Come find me on the map. I’ll have yarns and cashmere hats for sale and some dye pots on the stove.
I’ve been practicing natural dyeing for 16 years and I have avoided delving deeper in dyeing cottons and linens all along the way. I’ve dabbled in it but I never had a lot of conference in what I was doing. Just playing around seems more accurate to describe my approach when it comes to dyeing… Continue reading Testing Mordant Recipes for Cellulose Fibers
How long have you been sitting in this box? Mice nesting amoung your ancient softness. Dust floating in and around you? The hands that stitched your hems in were busy and efficient. Thoughts floating above as you waited to be finished. To then be what? A display? A gift? A tear catcher? A memory? You… Continue reading An Ode to the Handkerchief