Mushrooms For Color

For those of you with an interest in natural dyeing, don’t miss this post on the Buellwood Weaver and Fiber Guild, which recently hosted the 2011 Midwest Weavers Conference. Julie Hurd’s sweater “Mushrooms For Color” won the Traditional Heritage award in the fashion show. Julie generously shared images and information for a closer look at the project.

There’s more information on mushroom dyeing here and here.

I’m adding the out-of-print Miriam Rice book to my wish list

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Donna Kallner

fiber artist, teacher and explorer, inspired by ancient fiber techniques and all the ways contemporary fiber artists give old ideas a new spin