Monday, 23 September 2013

Dyeing for FNSI…. and the Wool Lovers Hop begins today

Well, it was Saturday, but I did ‘technically’ start preparing on Friday??!!!!   Here is how it went….. it started with these on Friday….. 018 (Medium)019 (Medium)020 (Medium) …then Saturday morning, we turned up for the workshop and gathered what we needed…… 026 (Medium) …there were quite a few of us… 027 (Medium) these ladies were very prepared and taught us well…..(our guild ladies are very talented and don’t mind sharing their passion) 028 (Medium) …we labelled our bags with the ‘secret’ recipes….. 029 (Medium) …washed our white fabrics in soda ash and stuck them in the little bags….one in each…. 030 (Medium) ….added the special ingredients and voila…….The hardest part was to leave them for 24 hours for the chemicals to ‘take’……. 032 (Medium) But after rinsing and rinsing and rinsing…..and rinsing…….and then washing…..I was able to hang them out on the line to dry……. 021 (Medium) ….very proud of my results…..can’t wait to use them now…..I think I’m hooked on dyeing!!!!! 023 (Medium) bowsheartstrings Make sure you have your post up for FNSI by this afternoon……I”ll try and get to see everyone tonight but if not, I’ll be visiting during the week….in the meantime I WILL be drawing the two winners tonight…..fingers crossed and good luck! fingers crossed And don’t forget to join me in visiting all the lovely contributors to the Wool Lovers Blog Hop that starts today Grab button for Pieced Brain announcement You can read more about it back on THIS POST, but in the meantime, here are the links….. Monday, September 23 CJ Stitching and Blooms Negligent Style Sweet P Reluctant Quilter Racie Baby Patchouli Moon Studio The Raspberry Rabbits Tuesday, September 24 Marla's Crafts Secretly Stitching Marjorie's Busy Corner Sew Many Yarns Val Spiers Sews
Quilted Crow Girls Design Wednesday, September 25 Elizabeth Coughlin Designs Wooly Red Rug Chic n Fish Maria do Carmo (Pieced Brain will be hosting!) Selina Quilts Sunshine Quilting Thursday, September 26 A Quilt and a Prayer Kat and Cat Quilts Rosebuds Cottage By The Bay Neddleart ***Sugarlane Designs*** Sheila's Quilt World Friday, September 27 Hallbrook Designs Karen's Quilts, Crows and Cardinals
Mummzy Stamps
Meadowbrook Friendship Crossing
Fryeber Make sure you pop in and say Hi……there will be loads of tutorials and freebies each day…… Now I’m off to visit some very special stitching friends today *wink*….wonder what hijinx we’ll get up to today!?! sugary hugs xox :o) my signature

6 comments:

Anthea said...

Wow Wendy, all the dyeing looks amazing - love the 'on the line' pic! - can't wait to see what you make with them...

Michelle Ridgway said...

How neat is that. Lots of creating ahead Wendy.
Hugs x

Fiona said...

What fun Wendy... I love your ones...
Hugz

Marilyn said...

Awww, Wendy, you make me want to go get my dyes out and make some pretty fabric. They are such beautiful colours. Now what will you make with them? Dont forget to admire and stroke them first.
Hugs xx

Carin@Ullhärvan said...

Beautiful dyeings, I love your colours!

cq4fun said...

Your colors look wonderful! I have to admit the only way I'd ever do this is in a class like that. I'll dye laces with OzDyes, but that's not much of a mess.