Normal Maura Grace
folkfibers A Texas sunset in late January, on my walk to the mailbox. 13h

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folkfibers Hand quilting in progress. Dyed these colors with pomegranates and goldenrod #naturaldyes 4d

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folkfibers Babies. Vintage. Besties. 5d

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folkfibers Ada's wardrobe paired with our hats. 1w

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folkfibers Samples of cotton dyed with logwood. #naturaldyes 2w

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folkfibers A new day a new dye pot. Looking into logwood. #naturaldyes 2w
  •   o_g_a_a_r_d Loove logwood! 2w
  •   sisufarmgirl Great picture! 2w
  •   chelsicrawford Your work is beautiful! What do you recommend as far as how to apply natural dyes on a large scale? I'm currently dyeing a large rug with beetroot, tea & coffee. 2w
  •   mollyroberson Wowow!!!! 2w
  •   folkfibers @chelsicrawford there's alot to that question, mostly experimentation is important, try testing small samples first. When dying large volumes of fabric a large dye pot and high concentration of dye stuff is key. 2w
  •   chelsicrawford Thanks! I think I need to work on larger, more concentrated batches next time 2w
  •   cathelijnthijssen Lovely self portrait! 2w
  •   campfirequilts Such great advice Maura. Small batches grasshopper. And keeping a dye journal, advice for myself.... 5d

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folkfibers The Kansas quilt headed to show @space15twenty for a month! 2w
  •   southernmeanderings Love!!! 2w
  •   nicolelasong I'd love to hear what it is about each state that inspires the aesthetic of the quilt. 2w
  •   wastedwardrobe @draustin82 this quilt 2w
  •   apetrek 😛 2w
  •   folkfibers @nicolelasong the stories behind the inspiration for the USA state quilts are all on my website. Here is an excerpt from the story behind the Kansas quilt: "The design was inspired by the great plains of Kansas where the land gradually rises from East to West. The strips of fabric in the quilt mimic rows of wheat, sorghum, and sunflower crops. The five columns in the quilt create a middle row representing the geographical location of Kansas within the United States between the Pacific and Atlantic oceans." 2w
  •   folkfibers @clarecrespo Sadly I will not be accompanying the quilts this time. I'll be there in spirit! 2w
  •   conniemacey @folkfibers Your stitching is beautiful. Very even 2w
  •   misssnaphappy Wow I love the interrupted lines through colour. Gorgeous! 2w

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folkfibers This deep magenta silk was dyed with cochineal. The light pink linen quilt was dyed with bald cyprus cones, and a woven horse hair pillow thrown in for good measure. 2w

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folkfibers POISON VALLEY / An exhibition by LAND BOYS @land_boys and TEXAS MAKERS POP-UP

Quilts going to @space15twenty January 31st - February 22
Los Angeles, Ca. @busybeing
2w

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folkfibers Finished dyeing enough linen for new indigo wholecloth quilts.
I think 7 dips should do it!
2w

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folkfibers A bountiful pile of silk hand-dyed with plants, insects and minerals.
A reminder that winter is a time when nature rests, but it is not stagnant.
2w

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folkfibers The stockings were machine pieced using cotton dyed with madder, and hand embroidered with sashiko thread. 4w

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folkfibers We had fun celebrating Ada's first Christmas, I made stockings, a tree skirt, and a baby santa hat! 4w

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folkfibers A throwback to 2012, me flaunting the Georgia. @onetrippass 1mon

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folkfibers A throwback to 1997, bad hair badass first car. #VWrabbit 1mon

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folkfibers Working on some sashiko samplers using some of my best indigo dyed linen. 1mon

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Normal Maura Grace
folkfibers Merry Kissmas! 1mon

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folkfibers I discovered the wild plum fruit is best used for jams and jellies, not natural color. However the bark, flowers, leaves and roots all yield wonderful colors. 2mon

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folkfibers Brought Ada to her first waldorf winter fair today. She was entirely overwhelmed and cried throughout most of it... I on the other hand came away inspired and filled with many new ideas! 2mon

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