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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Apple Bloosom Shawl on: June 26, 2009 07:28:49 AM
It is knitted out of my own handspun yarns in garter stitch to show off the textures and flowers....the yarn with flowers i had in the stash for a few years cuz i dont know to do with it till i saw my other 2 handspun yarns so i said why  not  knit out of these 3 yarns and see... it does works out beautifully...isnt it?

2  FIBER ARTS / Dyeing: Completed Projects / Yarns dyed with lichens on: April 02, 2009 05:55:23 AM
Here is my yarns dyed with lichens


Left to right

First yarn -lichen/ammonia-infused for 3 months then let unmordanted wool steeped in dye for 2 wks..

Second yarn-lichen/ammonia-infused for 3 months then used it to dye premordanted wool with alum and cream of tartar-simmered for 30 minutes and left it in for a week..

Third yarn-same as second one above but with different mordant- copper/ammonia

Fourth yarn- same as second one above but with different mordant- iron

Fifth yarn- infuse same lichen in the jar (same jar that still have some unused dye leftover and lichen with some more water added to it) to extract some more color for a few weeks then add unmordanted wool to dye and let it steep in for 2 weeks

Sixth yarn -unmordanted wool was steeped in same dye as 5th one above for a few weeks

Seventh yarn-mixed lichens/ammonia dye-unmordanted wool

the one i used to dye 1st to 6th yarns with (pink to purple colored yarns)


Left to Right

First yarn- premordanted wool with alum/cot

Second yarn- with copper/vingear

Third yarn - with copper/ammonia

Fourth yarn- with iron

the one i used to dye these yarns (yellow to green colored yarns)
3  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / Tweeting Bird Necklace!! on: December 22, 2008 05:32:06 PM
Tweeting Bird Necklace is made with polymer clay and glass beads...

4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Snow in the Cranberry Field Scarf on: December 14, 2008 02:01:30 PM
Made with my own handspun yarns....

5  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / Ruffled cuff and red choker on: July 13, 2008 06:43:59 AM
Both are knitted out of my own handspun yarns then lined with fabrics..

Pink & Teal Cuff with ruffle

Red Choker
6  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Completed Projects / New Cuffs on: July 08, 2008 10:24:39 AM
New Cuffs....They are fun to make and good use of yarn left overs...they are knitted out of my own handspun yarns .. one is embellished with buttons and beads... and another with buttons for closure.....I hope you like them as much as i do......

7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / New Cuffs on: July 08, 2008 10:22:14 AM
Both Cuffs are knitted out of my own handspun yarns.. one is embellished with buttons and beads... Another is with buttons for closure..Both are lined with cotton fabric...They are fun to make!!!  they are good for make use of yarn leftovers... Hope you like them as i do.... Cheesy

8  POTTERY, CERAMICS, POLYMER CLAY / Polymer Clay: Completed Projects / Collection of polymer clay beads on: May 18, 2008 12:58:02 PM

9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Cherry Red Comfort Shawl for my mom.... on: May 18, 2008 12:49:57 PM
she love that shawl... it is made with my own handspun yarns....

10  JEWELRY AND TRINKETS / Trinkets and Jewelry: Completed Projects: General / 2 New Beach Jewelry on: May 18, 2008 12:45:56 PM

Made with Lucite beads... I have these teardrop lucite beads for years and years till i made it out of these beads...it seems perfect for that kind of necklace...

Made with lucite beads and "decorated" wire sections

They look so beachy arent they?

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