Tag Archives: plant dyes

A Peek at My Future, Future Atelier

. Lately, I’ve been casting about thinking…. “I need somewhere to work which is quiet, inspiring & totally mine.” You know, as one does, when one is a CREATIVE who’s working AND homeschooling.  Not only do I do everything under the … Continue reading

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{How-To} Fleece Transparency – Painting with Wool & Light !

Do you remember the first time you saw coloured fleece ? What IS that ?  Then you reached out & stroked it (everybody does)… You wondered, “what do I do with it”?  The answer to that question depends on where … Continue reading

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Parisian Handwork Festival – A Virtual Tour

A few weeks ago, I had the good fortune of being able to attend one of the best fibre art shows – L’Aiguille En Fête – in Paris – for the THIRD time !!! I wish you could have been … Continue reading

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Neolithic Textiles !?!

Recently, we had the chance to experience a most unusual summer festival – Pierres en Fête Today, you’ll meet a neolithic weaver, see ancient arts revived & wander through a labyrinth back in time.

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Homeschooling in France – Fibre Festival !

This is Part 4 of my Homeschooling in France series where I have invited you into our homeschool & daily life in rural France. Today, come along to a French fibre festival which my family & I recently attended. La Tonte … Continue reading

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