Over Dyeing Denim for Future Rugs

While Ken was away I decided to dye some faded denim.  I received several balls of denim rags about a year ago.  Some of the rags were very faded.  Faded rags do not make a very colorful rug. Bright or deep colored rugs sell better than faded ones.         Years ago I took a natural dye class and was told that natural dyes work better on animal fibers like wool than plant …

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The New Temporary Curtains

Years ago I made some temporary curtains.  They have fallen apart, so I made some newer, heavier ones.          Ken wants easy to open and close.  These are canvas with hemp fiber loops

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Harvest Newsletter

Greetings from the Garden!  This week’s CSA box has greens, radishes, potatoes, beans, tomatoes, scallions, carrots or beets, cucumbers, zucchini, peppers, Walla Walla sweet onions, garlic, basil and parsley. Field Notes.  Ken has started harvesting onions – first the Walla Walla onions.  Next it will be the red onions, and then the storage onions.  Once he digs and pulls them he leaves them to dry.  Then he moves them to the racks and I help …

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