Monday, 17 September 2012

Vintage Card & more Dyeing & spinning

More dyeing, which I did on holiday, this time these are dyes I found in my attic,

I have had them for at least 25 yrs lol, just shows if you keep something long enough you will eventually use it lol

The colours have blended together beautifully,


This is a gorgeous greens and coppery colours

carded and blended together 

 just wish I had dyed more as I have only 2 hanks of the wool, so not sure what I will make with them as yet,
I also have some of the fibres left over from the carding machine which I am going to felt with my machine so when I get round to making a card with it I will show you all....

In the meantime......  Heres a card I made over the summer, the backing paper I made myself in Photoshop. The sentiment reads :- time goes by so fast enjoy every moment.
I have added card candy and a prima flower with a ribbon bow. I love the colours in this card I think its my favourite so far......

Saturday, 15 September 2012

DAD - you are priceless

papers from hot off the press some of my favourite designers

Tuesday, 11 September 2012

Today a Nautical Card

Using assorted Nautical stamps I have made this card using shimmer inks and distress inks a real mix of a card but a great theme for men, even if you dont live by the sea.  Lighthouses are always a favourite for me....
I have added some bits and pieces from my stash for embellishments,  I am busy spinning at the mo trying to finish a small batch of dyed fibres so I can show you hopefully tomorrow...
call back to see what Ive been upto
take care all
ju x

Friday, 7 September 2012


On holiday over August, I had great fun dyeing assorted fibres and yarns, here are some pics as to what I was getting upto, Dont you just love the pink, and more photos to come as to what I have got upto with it lol

mixed fibres, alpaca & jacob fleece drying in the summer sun
Here was my first batch of dyeing, using odds and ends of fleece and the dye fom julz. So easy to use.

Fabulous strong colours from these dyes

More to come, do call back its nice to have visitors lol
ju x

Wednesday, 5 September 2012


Evening all,
I have been having problems with blogger or maybe its my ancient pc,  the only way I have been able to get the icons on screeen so I can blog is by using google chrome as anyone else had this problem or is it just me lol...
Seeing I have spent most of the day messing about with this I still havn't got round to sorting my pics of my hols and the dyes fibres but they are  coming if this works as I hope at last..... ahhhhh technology not really my forte.....

Heres a card I made over the summer just trying out the photo link and hoping it will work lol. so maybe tomorrow I will be able to get my dying and holiday snaps up and I shall be running at last lol....
Have a fun evening
ju x

Monday, 3 September 2012

Its been a while......

Its been a while since I last blogged,..... this is sounding like a confession lol.
Time flys by so quickly, hours mingle into days days into weeks and before you know it half the year has passed, Well hopefully I can get back to my blogging and have a little fun creating again......

I have just come back from holiday in France so have some lovely photos to share and while away I have been dyeing  fleece and blending the colours so some lovely fibres to show you and what I make with them.

A new blog has just started  from the lady I bought my dyes from so check this out its new so not many posts as yet but I am sure it will develope into a really interesting blog
check julz out here:-
must get on and sort out my photos so I can post a more interesting article for your to see catch you all tomorrow  ju x