Tag Archives for dyeing with eucalypts

Dyeing with Australian Natives

It is school holidays here. There is not much time for making so instead, I thought I would share with you some treats that came my way on Instagram recently about natural dyeing with Australian natives. Firstly, I wanted everyone to … Continue reading

01. October 2017 by Rebecca
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The Waysides Shawl

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. Dear readers, you have been with me from the beginning of this project. You have seen the fleece preparation, the … Continue reading

31. July 2015 by Rebecca
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Zen Along the Waysides

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. This was my final dye lot for the Waysides project for the near future. Other things are … Continue reading

03. July 2015 by Rebecca
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Getting to Know the Wayside Neighbours

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. I am slowly, excruciatingly slowly, learning to recognise the different eucalypt species which have been my neighbours … Continue reading

06. May 2015 by Rebecca
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Local Colour I

I didn’t mean to have any major crafty goals this year. I deliberately did not make resolutions or a list of things to make. But somehow how January has distilled vague urges into clear projects and Local Colour is the … Continue reading

23. January 2015 by Rebecca
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Spin the Wilderland

The Riverwife whorls came with us when we went camping in Western Victoria recently. The spot we go is a special place encircled with towering Blue Gums Eucalyptus globulus and Messmates Eucalyptus obliqua. The trees bear the blackened trunks of … Continue reading

24. November 2014 by Rebecca
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