Overdye Floss with a CrockPot

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Did you know that it’s very easy to overdye your own threads? Doing this can soften bright colors, darken threads, or even add additional colors. The results you get will always be a surprise and can be quite delightful. It’s easy to do. All you need is an old CrockPot (one you NEVER, EVER use […]

Which Kind of Indian? – Friday Fiber Fun

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I love these ornaments from eBay seller TEW Designs. She does a fantastic job of rendering fabric designs and all kinds of historic ornament in stitch-painted rounds and eggs. I wanted to introduce you to her because so often we overlook historic textiles and designs as sources for needlepoint. We also often don’t think about […]

Entice – Thread Review

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Entice is Rainbow Gallery’s newest thread, debuting earlier this year. It comes on 12 yard (11 meter) cards and is made from 67% rayon and 33% polyester (metallic). It is a non-divisible 6-strand thread, with individual strands in each of the two fibers. Currently there are 23 colors. You can use it as it comes […]

More Thread News

Originally posted 2010-01-11 17:35:39. Republished by Blog Post PromoterMore thread news from TNNA. The new Caron Colors are available in Watercolours and Wildflowers. Threadworx has significantly expanded their line with new overdyed silks, using Au Ver a Soie (stranded silk) and Vineyard Silk. They have also added new colors to their floss line and overdyed […]

New Site for Weeks Dye Works

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Originally posted 2011-02-27 07:15:40. Republished by Blog Post PromoterWeeks Dye Works has updated and redesigned their website. The site features drop down menus for their products. For each type of product there are great clear pictures and a listing of links to their different color, laundry care, and order forms, all in PDF format. There […]