DIY · Dyes

Natural Dyes: Oregon Grape and Evenweave

One of the first plants I learned about in school was Oregon Grape (Mahonia aquifolium; Mahonia nervosa). It’s one of the most useful and medicinal plants in the Pacific Northwest!   From ‘Western Medicinal Plants and Herbs‘ by Steven Foster & Christopher Hobbs: American Indian groups used the root as a blood purifier and general… Continue reading Natural Dyes: Oregon Grape and Evenweave

Shallan Davar

Shallan Davar Cross Stitch Saga: $$$

Total Cost: $172.65 A running tally of how much I spent on this project so far. Updated regularly (: To see how far along I am in my project, check out my progress page. ——— 1/21/2016 – $16.36 Monaco 28ct fabric, 30×36″ sold by Heaven and Earth Designs (with a coupon code) 1/23/2016 – $12.75… Continue reading Shallan Davar Cross Stitch Saga: $$$

Shallan Davar

Shallan Davar Cross Stitch Saga: The Beginning

WARNING: This is a long post My main inspiration for making this blog, other than the fact that its midterms and I really don’t want to do my homework, is to keep track of this big project I’m taking on that will probably take me 5ish years to complete. It all started with this image.… Continue reading Shallan Davar Cross Stitch Saga: The Beginning