What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

What You Should Know Before You Stencil-Paint A Mug

This week I want to talk about a complete crafting fail I had trying to stencil-paint a mug. My hope in sharing this is that you can avoid some of the same pitfalls. Stencil-painting a mug seems easy enough to

How To Be Happy And Creative This Year

How To Be Happy And Creative This Year

This year, instead of making one of the typical New Years resolutions that most of us abandon within days or weeks, why not try something new? Make a Frustrations List and resolve to fix some of the items on it.

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Working With The Indigo Dye Vat

Welcome back to tips and tricks about shibori indigo dyeing and working with the indigo dye vat. If you missed part one, which covers selecting projects and preparing the fabric, click here.  Now that you have some projects in mind

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Beginning Shibori Indigo Dyeing: Selection And Preparation

Shibori indigo dyeing at home is one of those things that seems scary, but is actually really great. I discovered this recently after conquering my fear of coloring the house completely blue (would that really be such a bad thing?)