I've been doing lots of gardening. Lots and lots of gardening. I've pulled weeds that have grown exponentially and planted things from the expanded driveway back into the flower beds. I am still not finished...nor will I be soon.
I spent a weekend with my friend, Diane.
We have volunteered to work on our Guild's garland of felt flowers.
I haven't felted in so long. It was a good project for me to feel wool in my fingers again.
We need to make a gazillion more.
The next morning, despite our ideas of up early, we started a bit late but kept at it.
First we thickening some dye and I did some stenciling then some free-form painting.
We also made some pots of horsetail ... or at least Diane made a pot full and I threw in a piece of silk.
We also made a pot of eucalyptus leaves and simmered some silk in that too.
These are my results from the crock pots. The yellow-green is the horsetail. The soft taupe is from the eucalyptus. I'm signed up for a class with Jude Hill of Spirit Cloth and I think these may go into one of my pieces. I have some rust dyed silk I did last year that will go perfect with these colors.
Tomorrow is a long ride on the bikes. It's off to bed for me tonight.