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Paivi Suomi

I've had an interest in weaving, looms, yarns and textiles since I was a small child. I learned to knit, crochet, sew, do needlepoint at my mother's knee. My grandmother was a Saami from northern Norway. I am very interested in studying more about traditional Saami and Finnish style weaving and handicrafts.
Paivi Suomi

Ivy Leaf Dye

Bamboo Ivy

I have seen several references to dyeing yarns with Ivy vines, but none of them seem to have any detailed instructions. Since Ivy is very plentiful in the neighbouring fields and paths […]

Fungi Dyes Index

Fungi Dyes

Fungi Dye Recipes Fungi Dye Pisolithus arhizusFungj Dye Phaeolus-schweinitziiFungi Dye BoletopsisFungi Dye Hapolopilus-rutilans Fungi Dye Cort-semisanguineousFungi Dye – Boletopsis Natural Dyes – LichenLichenInternational Fungi and Fibre Symposium 2010 Fabric PrintingPrint Making with […]