Thanksgiving and Another Hectic Day in the Country

Happy Thanksgiving!

Living Local ~ Creating a Beautiful Life

Wild Color

Embroidery on @royalneedlework Instagram

Today, Jerry is stoked over reading the book Wild Color, on making and using natural dyes. while I’m capturing inspirational pictures from Instagram, like the one shown, which is by Royal School of Needlework. I’m going to mend Colter’s sock cap and choose a book from the studio.

I’ve bought books on all the crafts we’re doing and plan to do, soon, including a few on making and using dyes and inks.  I think my next read will be one of my antique sewing books, this one on the Bishop Method of Clothing Construction.  I’ve always followed pattern instructions, but now I’m picking back up on Apparel Design and need to know this recommended method for making my own designs.  Selling is not, at least yet, the point.

Jerry’s heading out to do some clearing in the woods across from the house…

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