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Dye & block print on Dye-Lishus® cotton shaded stripe

Dye & block print on Dye-Lishus® cotton shaded stripe

Feb 26th 2016

Here are some close-up photos of the shaded stripe fabric dyed with natural dyes by Melanie of Wild Earth Textiles, then block printed by Heather of Patch Studios. We collaborated on some pi … read more
Floral tie-dye

Floral tie-dye

Jan 1st 2016

I tie-dyed the Dye-Lishus® cotton shaded stripe. I didn't really like it very much, but my friend Ruth saw it, liked it, and did some stitching on it. Oh, boy, now I love it! … read more
Formal & Informal

Formal & Informal

Dec 31st 2015

Well, you can tie dye too. Here is a piece with handspun Dye-Lishus® cotton in one direction and untreated organic cotton in the other. The weaving pattern is a 16 shaft block twill taken fr … read more
Using Dye-Lishus® cotton yarn

Using Dye-Lishus® cotton yarn

Sep 18th 2015

Dye-Lishus® cotton is scoured and mordanted in the fiber form, before it is carded and spun, which means I can blend it with untreated cotton to make yarn, or I can mix it with untreated yarn to m … read more