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Fur Berlin

Fur Berlin

A bit of a cross over today from my other site www.sarahgracedye.com but it is entirely about travel so I thought I’d share it here to. Back in November I went to Berlin and started making g a book when I got home about that. […]

A little something from my other life.

A little something from my other life.

If you’ve been following me for a while you will know that I am a big fan of cyanotype prints to record objects from journeys or loved ones. This has kind of mushroomed over the years where other people get involved and give me things […]

A couple of down days making prints of insects

A couple of down days making prints of insects

Once we arrived at our new temporary home at Inley Lake we were delighted to discover how lovely it was, up until this point we had experienced a mixed bag of cheap accommodation. Having been on the go for over a week we collectively felt […]

Designing silver jewellery in Hoi An

Designing silver jewellery in Hoi An

When I travel I am constantly picking up bits and pieces of ephemera all the little bits no-one else wants. This could be receipts, scraps of paper or fabric, packaging, left over money or bits of plants to press anything that evokes that place for […]

An afternoon of weaving

An afternoon of weaving

Workshop number two was weaving using the traditional looms that Ock Pop Tok have in abundance. At the end of the morning dying session we chose two colours and left the thread with one of the weavers so they could get us started while we […]

Playing with turmeric and indigo

Playing with turmeric and indigo

So straight on with another post while I have wifi and half an hour to write. I think I’m going to be a bit off grid for a couple of days so I’ll strike while the irons hot as it were. I was so impressed […]

A sewing project to save some pennies

A sewing project to save some pennies

I needed to get myself a new laptop. This involves a lot of deep breathing as these things are SO expensive! My last one is nine years old is cumbersome and weighs a ton so I’ve opted for something much smaller and lighter as I […]

Sewing in the sun.

Sewing in the sun.

My friend Anne in Blandford is a very productive sewer. She makes beautiful clothes. Her website is sewmadeup.co.uk if you would like to see her work, she is also a photographer so the images are also stunning! So she showed me a fab book she […]