Thursday, March 22, 2012

Wool Sunflower

 Here is the sunflower needle keeper that I used the dyed yellow wool on.  I still need to make the leaves for it, I'm not really following the pattern.  This is only the top outside of the needle keeper, still have to make the inside pockets for thread and wool to hold the needles.

I Love Sunflowers, they are not only for wool or quilting.  I plan on planting some under the front window.
And I love buttons also, this is a great project for both of them. 

I will post pictures of the other steps as I finish them.

Small things like this is what I try to work on at the shop, not much time to work on my fun things, I try to work them in.

Think I will make some for the shop also.

Happy sunflowers,

Monday, March 12, 2012

Dying Wool

Here is what I am using for the wool.

Here is the wool before dying it.

Here is what the wool looked like after dying, I wan to be able to be outside when I take my pictures, they look more natural.  The one of the left is 2 teaspoons of Sunflower Yellow and 1/4 of Poppy Red, the one on the right is just 2 teaspoons of Sunflower Yellow.  After they dry, I will heat set them.

I will show what I am working on when it's done.

See you later.