Dyeing this week, which means at least another week to ten days of sorting, winding, twisting, grouping, labelling, photographing, describing and listing. I no longer announce shop updates, but I’ll be quietly adding these into the shop in the next week or two, if all goes well.

hand-dyed threads fresh from the washing line

It’s a lot of work, and it takes a while to sort through. Just as well I enjoy every bit of it. There are some really pretty colours this time.

a rainbow of silk thread sets

Lucky me, I get to choose some of the leftovers – all the odd yards that aren’t needed for a full skein. Just right for a line of daily stitching.

thread ends, dyer’s perks

Apparently we have hot weather on the way here in the UK so I’ll be in a darkened room somewhere trying to stay cool. Enjoy your weekend if you like it hot 😎

Author: Karen

Textile and mixed media artist

14 thoughts on “Thread”

    1. thanks Pam, it will be difficult to part with some of them. But then I don’t *need* more thread πŸ˜†

    1. I dread the summer, I don’t tolerate heat at all well. It will be cold again before we know it 😎

  1. You always do nice colours, not just this time! πŸ˜„ I find it far easier to warm up than to cool down. I’m glad we have the changing seasons though, I couldn’t live somewhere where it’s hot for months and then perhaps wet for a bit.

    1. ha thank you 😊 yes, much easier to put more clothes on to get warmer, but there’s only so many you can decently take off (in public at least!) to cool down
      I love our seasons too though. The best thing about summer is that autumn is coming πŸ™‚

    1. Managing ok so far! Our last house was very cold, with a tiny north facing garden that got an hour of sun per day (if it was lucky, and only for 6 weeks of the year). The back of our current house is south facing and SO hot…

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