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How to draw like Andy Warhol: Studio Club Private Blog

3 weeks ago

How to draw a holly wreath

how to draw a holly wreath for a hand made Christmas card

3 months ago

The herbarium project

inspiration vintage herbaceous on my eco printed textiles

4 months ago

Making an embroidered pincushion.

handmade pincushion from plant dyed velvet and freehand machine embroidery

4 months ago

Dyeing a silk camisole with fresh indigo leaves

How to dye a vintage silk camisole with fresh indigo leaves using the salt rub method

6 months ago

Harvesting dyer's chamomile from the dye garden

harvesting anthemis tinctoria, dyer's chamomile in the dye garden and planning new craft kits in natural dyeing

6 months ago

Making a knitted coat hanger

make a striped knitted clothes hanger beginner knit

1 year ago

Collecting acorns at Loch Lomond

a walk to Loch Lomond to collect acorns for natural dyeing

1 year ago

Natural Dyes: Fig leaves

natural plant based dyeing with fig leaves ficus

1 year ago

"Birch leaves in a bottle" embroidery part two

embroidered and appliqué picture of birch leaves in a bottle by Jane Lindsey of Snapdragon Life

1 year ago

Natural Dyes: Dyeing wool with Plum bark

how to dye wool with plum bark, natural dyeing, sustainable clothes

1 year ago

"Birch leaves in a bottle" embroidery part one

mindful sewing, slow stitch embroidery made from plant dyed and vintage fabrics

1 year ago

Eco printing on paper with Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw

eco print course in Scotland eco printing with garden plants

1 year ago

Mindful sewing project - Patchwork Christmas stocking pattern

Patchwork Christmas stocking pattern

1 year ago

Visible mending on a knitted jumper

creative visible mending of jumper, wool darning, sustainable fashion

1 year ago

Dyeing wool with dahlia flowers

dyeing wool yarn with dahlia flowers, flowers for natural dyeing

1 year ago

Dyeing wool with bracken - an experiment in changing the pH

Dyeing wool with bracken to get a range of colours by altering pH and modifying with iron

1 year ago

Natural Dyeing: Flag iris root part two

dyeing wool with flag iris roots historic dye

1 year ago

Natural dyeing: Sweet Cicely

Plant dying with sweet Cicely myrrhis odorata, step by step how to tutorial

1 year ago

Cow parsley freehand embroidery

learning how to do freehand machine embroidery

1 year ago

Dyeing with bloody dock (Rumex sanguineus)

1 year ago

Getting back to making clothes

starting to making your own clothes, freehand machine embroidery

1 year ago

Foraged Wreath

2 years ago

Wrapping with tiny dogwood hoops

ideas for sustainable foraged gift wrap and table decorations

2 years ago

Making an honesty garland

how to make foraged decoration honesty garland decorate party

2 years ago

Getting started with overdyeing

using overdyeing in plant dyes natural dyes

2 years ago

Natural dyeing: Flag Iris root on linen

using flag iris roots to create a black dye

2 years ago

Dyeing with Hopi sunflower seeds (Tceqa' Qu' Si)

dyeing with hopi sunflower seeds, natural dye

2 years ago

Tour of the Studio and Meadow

2 years ago

Making a Midsummer Wreath

making a grass wreath, everlasting flower wreath

2 years ago

Making calendula tea

making a calendula tea

2 years ago

Dyeing cotton yarn with nettles

How to dye cotton yarn with nettles, natural dye

2 years ago

Growing and Drying Calendula

growing and drying calendula flowers for herbal balms

2 years ago

Making a peg bag

making a linen peg back step by step

3 years ago

Making daisy balm

How to make a soothing daisy balm for bruises

3 years ago

Dyeing wool with onions

Dyeing wool with onions

3 years ago

Make a gilded oak wreath

gilded oak leaf and willow wreath simple make for Christmas

3 years ago

Using pressed leaves to decorate gift wrap

pressed leaves decorating natural gift wrap.

3 years ago

Dyeing wool with dahlias

dyeing with dahlia flowers, natural dye

3 years ago

Visible mending with Flora Collingwood-Norris

visible mending with Flora Collingwood Norris, decorative Manding

3 years ago

Making a rose lip balm

make a rose lip balm

3 years ago

Plantain and nettle balm

Plantago lanceolata history and use, ribwort plantain, balm recipe

3 years ago

Scotch broom as a dye plant

dying wool with scotch broom Cytisus scoparius

3 years ago

Make your own box loom

how to make a box loom

3 years ago

Making a jam jar 'terrarium' of crocus

Make your own terrarium of crocus

4 years ago

Grow your own cup of snowdrops

how to grow your own cup of snowdrops

4 years ago

Make your own felt Christmas tree

how to make a felt vintage Christmas tree decoration

4 years ago

Making Simple Festive Table Decorations

tutorial to make simple seasonal Christmas table decorations

4 years ago

Make a pretty honesty heart

making a heart decoration

4 years ago

Making a dogwood wreath

making a heart wreath with dogwood prunings and dried flowers

4 years ago

Knit your own mug cosy

knitting kit free pattern for mug cosy

4 years ago

Simple beeswax wraps

make your own beeswax wraps instructions

4 years ago

Dyeing socks with acorns

4 years ago

Natural gift wrap - autumn leaves

4 years ago

Making a Knitted Soap Saver

free patterns for making a soap saving mitt

4 years ago

Natural Gift Wrapping 1 - Pressing Leaves

making zero waste gift wrap tutorial pressed leaves

4 years ago

Un-paper towels tutorial

making your own kitchen towel alternative tutorial

4 years ago

Making produce bags for zero waste shopping

making your own produce bags for zero waste shopping

4 years ago

Decorating squash for Autumn and Halloween

decorating a pumpkin with pen and ink

5 years ago

Rosemary Napkin Rings

making rosemary napkin rings as sustainable Christmas table decorations

6 years ago

Making dried leaf rings

Making a pressed autumn leaf ring decoration for Christmas

6 years ago

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