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The Story of Shiny Dime

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The Story of Shiny Dime

Shiny Dime is the start of a long process of personal healing, and a desire to share in a community of supportive fiber artists. I love the shared creativity of collaboration, and the positive energy created when sharing in the love of the work that we make together. I don't really like working as a lone artist, I prefer to facilitate connections we can make in our available resources and creative experiences. But Shiny Dime really begins with the story of my sister, Alexandra. Alex passed away from cancer in 2003, at the age of 10. I have since struggled...

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Portable Dye Hood for Mixing Dyes

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Portable Dye Hood for Mixing Dyes
I use a Benchtop Blast Cabinet to mix my dye powders safely in my shared studio space.

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Currently On The Loom: Taqueté Scarves

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Currently On The Loom: Taqueté Scarves
A couple of scarves that I have recently woven using my hand-painted warp and hand-dyed yarn. Available at several galleries, or upon request.

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Indigo First Harvest 2020: Step 4

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Indigo First Harvest 2020: Step 4
Step 4 of my first indigo harvest of 2020: Straining and Rinsing.

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Indigo First Harvest 2020: Step 3

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Indigo First Harvest 2020: Step 3
Step 3 of my first indigo harvest of 2020: Alkalyzing and Aerating.

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