Category Archives: Dye Works

Those Darn Socks! and Save Handmade!

I finally finished those socks that I have remade a half dozen times… DH has worn them now a few times to sleep in and has pronounced them good, so I guess it was all worth it..lol   Now I will … Continue reading

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Flu? Illegal to sell hand made baby booties?

I know it has been a while since I posted…life got a bit busy, then of all things, DH came down with something like the flu… now I have it.   And have had it for 4 days or so…  I … Continue reading

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Spammers Have Found A Way

It seems that spammers have now found a way to get around the “sign in” for the comments on blogs.  They just make up a name…my two were Jenny and Laura… set up an email address  ( both Jenny and Laura had … Continue reading

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Off The Loom

My DH asked me not long ago to try to make something that was entirely hand done by me… so this is it.  The only thing that was not hand spun is the sewing machine thread that it is sewn … Continue reading

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300,000+…Free Gift Drawing to Commemorate

When I first began to blog, I had no idea what I even wanted to say.  I just wanted a place to put things that I knew I would forget if I didn’t write them down.  That eventually evolved into … Continue reading

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Drumright, OK This Weekend!

My DD lives in Central Oklahoma and has asked me take part in the Drumright, OK  Oil Patch Jamboree  Craft Show.  I have made some spindles and am in the process of dyeing wool to put in the starter spindle … Continue reading

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wordpress.textiletutorials/ What do ya think?

  I hopped over to the wordpress tutorials tag list… I was looking for a tutorial of a fabric/yarn/crafting nature.  What I found was dozens of Photoshop, PC tutorials…it took until page 4 before I  found one listing on fabric anything.  Sooo… I am  … Continue reading

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My Kool Aid Keeps Splitting!

I finished hand spinning 1600 yards of mixed wool the other day.  I finally decided that I wanted to dye it in two batches.. a small batch (500 yds) of lemon yellow and the large batch (1100 yds) purple.  The … Continue reading

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My Site Feed Stolen….Blogged.com is a thief!

I have not now or ever signed up for blogged.com to grab my entire blog and show every post and photo on their feed… It seems that for me to even claim the blog as mine I must register with … Continue reading

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Painting My Wool

I jumped off into the world of painted wool a few days ago…hooked…instantly.  I used Kool Aid for the dye and had saved several of my hair color bottles… made perfect little bottles of color.  This time I used the … Continue reading

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