Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lucky Ducky Winners!

Well, I had a great time celebrating the start of my 7th year of business! I loved reading all your comments, thanks so much for the love! A fun way to say thanks for a blogger like myself is to have a giveaway! So both 1 commentor and 1 newsletter subscriber can choose either a scarf:


or a half yard of hand-dyed fabric:


So with the help of good old, the winner from my commentors was:

comment winnerCongratulations Margaret! From your comment you’d like a scarf – head on over to my shop and pick out your favorite hand dyed habotai scarf color palette!

I also chose one of the folks who subscribe to my newsletter:

newsletter winner

And that lucky person is Deb H! You’ll have to choose either some hand dyed fabric or a scarf as well.

I thank all my blog readers and newsletter subscribers – without your support, I know for a fact that my business wouldn’t be going on it’s 7th year!

You SEW, Girl! | Nicole Mallalieu’s most excellent book

I am indeed a lucky duck! I was most fortunate to win a copy of Nicole Mallalieu’s most excellent book “You Sew, Girl! Your ultimate guide to sewing with confidence and style“. I’ve followed Nikki’s blog for years: she is a pattern designer, teacher and sewist extraordinaire and lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her book was a… Continue Reading

Red Dirt Spring 2013 Report | Goals Check in

We had a good time at Red Dirt Art Festival this weekend! The weather started quite cool and cloudy, but warmed up to the perfect show weather. The only downside was the wind picked up quite a bit at 4, which make folding scarves quite difficult when it came time to pack up at 5.… Continue Reading

One Moment | Mother Earth Chemistry 2013

I had a great day – my Mother Earth Chemistry students gave their final presentations as a final exam. They each made something to eat involving some sort of food preservation technique (like fermentation…) and they explained how they planned out 2 different dyeing projects, evaluating whether they’d achieved the look they were going for,… Continue Reading