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Natural Dye Fixatives & Mordants: How To Process Dye From Plants

The concept of using foraged or inexpensive plants as a natural dye seems pretty intuitive, but if you’ve looked into the reality, you’ll likely find plenty of confusing articles about mordanting and using fixatives. These chemical compounds are necessary for making natural dyes stick to fibers, but there are a lot of variables to consider when choosing one. … More Natural Dye Fixatives & Mordants: How To Process Dye From Plants

How I Built My Own DIY Wood Spinning Wheel – And How You Can Make One, Too!

If you are interested in spinning but want a budget-friendly way to spin fiber, this article is for you. I’ll tell you about my homemade wheel and how much it cost me to make it, and give you material lists so you can make one. Ultimately, I’ll answer the question I have asked myself the most: was building my own spinning wheel worth it? … More How I Built My Own DIY Wood Spinning Wheel – And How You Can Make One, Too!

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