Category Archives: mad scientist

Indigo Dyeing with Donna Fear

This class was a last minute add to my week of Quilting on the Beach. Somehow, I just knew it would be something special. Maybe too special. I can become obsessed and easily sidetracked by something fun. And this was … Continue reading

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This week I want to extend a warm welcome to the new friends I met and made on the recent quilting cruise. It was a special time. Since coming home I have been anxious to finish the log cabin quilt … Continue reading

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The Mad Scientist, Episode 3

Organic plant dyes are not predictable.That’s what makes them interesting. In experiment 1 and 2, we got some blues /purples, a very pretty yellow and lots of brown – apparently nature’s favorite colour. This time I was looking for red and … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist Fun & Slow Textiles

My Mad Scientist experiments are mostly about having fun. Questions like “I wonder what will happen if …” and “what if I do this?” or “what will happen if I add that…”. It combines two things I love to work and play … Continue reading

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Mad Scientist -Food, Flowers & Fabric

Spring does strange things to us. All those farm roots suddenly come to life. Dear hubby takes to the garden to plant potatoes, cucumbers, tomatoes. I stick herbs and a few flowers in the ground. White flowers for my “moon … Continue reading

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