Tag Archives: dyeing
Mongolian style felt-making We have just finished our fleece to felt week for this year. We had an excellent group of people and a lovely week. We had a great dyeing session making nearly 30 shades of colour, we visited Nathalie on her farm, where we saw her beautiful Shetland sheep, we also had a [...]
I thought it might be quite handy to have a few instructions in case anyone wants to try this method at home! Part of the finished wall hanging! If you have watched the short film below, it gives you some idea of how we did it. We started by washing a dyeing local fleece. [...]
For the last few weeks Alex and I have been getting ready for the season. Our friends Ele and Craig have lent us thier Mongolian Ger (Yurt), which we put up with the help of Julie last weekend. It was a last minute decision, as it looked like the weather was going to turn for the rest [...]
This Spring you can find us in Permaculture magazine. I wrote a ‘how to’ article on Natural Dyeing and Felt-Making. It’s an interesting magazine full of lots of great articles, with a really good course listings in the back.
At last we have our Polytunnel and it’s going up. It is amazing how many parts it came in. Luckily Alex neatly laid them all out in the barn and has systematically put it all together, adding his own little bits and bobs here and there. Before the skin was on Our soil has only [...]