Traditional dyes from seed to spool.
this year’s harvest
Yarrow, woad and golden marguerite dyes from the new garden.
Drying flowers also known as Golden Marguerite and Dyer’s Chamomile. Started from seed, it grows quite tall with lots of lacy foliage. Still blooming in mid-October.
Natural indigo is such a beautiful colour.
All canary thread is naturally dyed organic cotton. See every colour on the sidebar menu.
light salmon – raven
canary mask & pattern
I find this style comfortable. Small tucks keep the lower edge under and around your chin. For effective protection against viruses, it must be used along with a medical grade mask. On top of a surgical mask to help prevent gaps. Or for those who experience skin problems due to medical masks, the cloth one…… Continue reading canary mask & pattern
sewing with the birds
It is nice to set up the treadle machine outside. Canary thread works well in the made-in-Guelph Raymond, which has a shuttle style bobbin. The peacock decals on the machine bed have worn off. The leather belt needed tightening. These pliers are made to cut hide belts (industrial ones are thicker and were originally buffalo),…… Continue reading sewing with the birds