Monthly Archives: July 2015

indigo tote bags

I had a few days off from work this week. This gave me the opportunity to catch up on my list of “PHD” sewing and dyeing projects. By the way, the acronym for P.H.D, is piled high and deep. I … Continue reading

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wabi sabi, wasabi

Wabi Sabi is a Japanese term to define the simplest art of finding beauty and grace in the nature of imperfection; and acceptance of the cycle of life and death. It has nothing to do with Wasabi, but I like … Continue reading

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colors from rosella

Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) is commonly known as wild hibiscus. It is a tropical plant with yellow flowers. I remember in my childhood days, my mother used to make a syrupy drink from the dried fruits, and she told me it was Ribena. Rosella and … Continue reading

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solar dyeing, plain and simple

I have accumulated a small collection of jars and bottles in different sizes and shapes over the years. My favorite is Mason jars and plastic peanut butter containers. These containers will be put into good use this summer. The weather in California … Continue reading

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