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Waysides: Connections

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from our Home Grounds. Waysides: Connections is the second of two reflective posts that Annie and I would like to share with you, … Continue reading

13. November 2015 by Rebecca
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Waysides: Walking

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from our Home Grounds.  Waysides: Walking is the first of two reflective posts that Annie and I would like to share … Continue reading

02. October 2015 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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Waysides Home

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. During the course of my Wayside dyeing wanderings, I realised that I had not included a dye … Continue reading

26. June 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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My Friend Nicholii

I needed a bit of a lift along the Waysides natural dyeing journey I have been traveling with Annie Cholewa. As many of you know, I have been dancing rather wearily with the beginner’s beige so I decided to revisit the old friend … Continue reading

29. April 2015 by Rebecca
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Golden Waysides

I am still spinning like a Norn in an effort to keep up with my 120 gram dye lots for Waysides: Finding Local Colour in Our Home Grounds, a collaborative natural dyeing project with Annie Cholewa. Sometimes the treadling pace … Continue reading

04. April 2015 by Rebecca
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Beige Waysides and a Diamond in the Rough

The next thing I tried dyeing with was wattle seed pods. I collected these from underneath the stand of Silver Wattles (Acacia dealbata) between the bike path and creek.  These trees were are indigenous to our neighbourhood but not original. … Continue reading

24. March 2015 by Rebecca
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The Colour of the Way to the Shops

This post is part of a collaborative natural dye and mapping project with Annie Cholewa called Waysides: Local Colour from Our Home Grounds. I finished drafting that lovely local English Leicester. I had a slightly higher twist rate than I … Continue reading

20. March 2015 by Rebecca
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