Sunday, May 17, 2015

Out of the darkness, into the light, I have arrived.
photo: D. Thaler

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Join me for
Lectures 'n Lavender
at the
6th Annual Lavender Festival
July 13th & 14th
9:30 am - 4:30 pm each day

located at
12973 Upton Road
Red Creek, NY 13143

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Nature Dyed Easter Eggs

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Newest Winter Penny Rugs
click on image for detail

Saturday, May 22, 2010

Join me for
Natural Dyeing Workshop
Cranberry Creek Herbs

brazilwood dyed wool in my window

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Saturday, September 25, 2010
11:00a - 2:00 p

In this workshop/demonstration,
I will introduce you to the art of dyeing using plants,
flowers and other natural materials.
You'll learn the history and techniques of
natural dyeing using wool and cotton fibers.
Class takes place at my Studio in East Avon, NY.

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Friday, March 26, 2010

Nature Dyed Easter Eggs

Canned Blueberries
Red Cabbage Leaves (boiled)
Purple Grape Juice

Brown or Beige
Instant Coffee

Orange or Lemon Peels (boiled)
Carrot Tops (boiled)
Chamomile Tea
Celery Seed (boiled)
Green Tea
Ground Cumin (boiled)
Ground Turmeric (boiled) or Saffron

A pan half full with water, a splash of vinegar and your dyestuff
by the handful, drop in hard-boiled eggs!
the longer they bathe, the darker they get.

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Thursday, March 4, 2010

Join me for lunch at the

for a
Natural Easter Egg Dyeing
Thursday, March 25, 2010
12:00 - 1:00 pm

I'll show you just how easy it is to have an eco-friendly Easter
using red cabbage, coffee grounds, onion skins, blueberries
and other items from your pantry to dye this year's eggs.

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