After saving our coffee grounds for the last six months or so, it was time to make a dye bath with them. I boiled them in a pot of water and left it over night, strained, and boiled again with the fiber. Here is the beautiful goop being strained.
A sneak peak of yardage in progress that will be up for auction before too long…all organic cotton-linen.
White sage, from our garden. Lovely!
The beam is filling up, oh boy!
Chugging along with streaks of color on the Moonbow warp….and Happy Solstice (yesterday)!
Green grass and blue sky.
Indigo, lovely indigo. The skein on the left was first dyed with Fustic, over dyed with indigo, the one on the right was first dyed with Sage Brush, then over dyed.
Pure inspiration in our local geology, banded rhyolite. Ooh these stripes!
Weaving Jessica’s fabric with linen-cotton that was dyed with Black Walnuts from her trees. The linen-cotton didn’t get as dark as the wool, but it is still a beautiful grey.
A sumptuous menagerie of colors, all created with Black Walnuts as the dye and alum as mordant.