Monthly Archives: December 2014

starburst, onion skin shibori

The onion is highly nutritious as it is rich in vitamins, fiber, and minerals. An old remedy that I’d heard was to place half an onion next to the bedside table of someone who is sick to keep the germs away. … Continue reading

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twelve shades of colors

A compilation of past and recent posts in different shades and colors as a countdown to Christmas day. Each picture is linked to its original post on this blog (mouse over and click). Hope you enjoy reading it as much … Continue reading

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holiday show

Last weekend, I had a booth at Mistletoe Madness, a craft show in San Leandro. It was a small event with over 60 vendors held inside a local community hall. It was a busy weekend with lots of questions about … Continue reading

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natural dyeing, eucalyptus sideroxylon

Last week, I discovered a medium sized eucalyptus tree at the corner of the parking lot of a nearby shopping center. I walked closer to have a good look. To my surprise, it is a Red Ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon), a … Continue reading

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