Category: Dyeing

Mushroom Festival Dyeing

On October 19th five of us from the Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild volunteered to demonstrate dyeing with mushrooms at the fifth annual Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival put on by Shroom.  It was a wonderful event celebrating the rich diversity of mushrooms that grow on the Sunshine Coast. We broke up the mushrooms that volunteers […]

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Adventures with Mushroom Dyeing

A couple of weekends ago the weavers and spinners contingent of the Powell River Fine Arts were lucky enough to have Ann Harmer come up from Pender Harbour and lead us in a 2 day mushroom dyeing workshop.  You can check out Ann’s fantastic blog of her own mushroom adventures here. The first day the […]

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Sea Foam Blue

Last summer Ann shared Japanese indigo seeds with 12 Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild members. We started seeds indoors in late March, early April.  Some folks re-potted into larger pots and others put their plants outside in the ground.  We received regular emails to keep the Indigo Girls on track.  We fertilized, watered, deer […]

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