An Unexpected Choice of Threads

Can you guess the wool used here?

Originally posted 2010-07-02 07:34:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Renaissance Dyeing makes a lovely line of crewel-weight wool. It’s very soft and is naturally dyed. Those of your who know something about dying will know that bright modern colors are not something you expect from fibers dyed with plant and animal material. Those bright colors […]

Hand-dying Yarn and Fleece – book review

Originally posted 2010-10-14 07:12:51. Republished by Blog Post PromoterGail Callahan, Storey Publishing, ISBN 978-1-60342-468-4, $18.95 I’m fascinated by dyeing threads and have dyed my own thread and canvas at various times. But most books on dyeing are frustrating to me because they deal with dyeing in quantities too large for the small amounts needed for […]

Detailed Comparisons of Threads

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Although Mary Corbet’s blog Needle n’Thread specializes in hand embroidery, there’s lots of useful information there. In a recent post she created a round-up of 2014’s thread comparisons. She promises to do more this year! Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2015Some Rights ReservedOriginal content here is published under these license terms: X License Type:Non-commercial, Attribution, no Derivative workLicense Summary:You may copy this […]

Winter 2015 TNNA Needlepoint Round-up 1

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Shops and designers are packing up from this weekend’s TNNA Market. Many shops are returning home with goodies that they will be showcasing in the next weeks. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday I’ll be letting you know about great new products that have just come out. Friday I’ll be summarizing trends I’m seeing in the market. […]