Sunday, September 7, 2008

Podcasts for Sewing Sessions

I listen to podcasts while I sew. I would love if I got comments posted recommending other good podcasts.
Here is what I listen to now:

This American Life: Random people telling their best stories hosted by a smart, charismatic man with a slightly dirty voice. I recommend this to people who like talking to strangers.

Annie's Quilting Stash: A podcast about quilting...and some about the podcaster's family life. Annie pretty much covers the West Coast quilting scene and hands out lots of fun knowledge for quilters. This podcast is absolutely NOT for someone who doesn't love to quilt.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

Fabric from the Forest

Some quilt artists will only use fabrics that they have dyed themselves.
I won't give up fabric shopping, but dyeing a few pieces is certainly appealing.
This page is all about natural dyes made from ingredients harvested from the backyard.
I am probably going to make some dye with the children for our forest ecology-themed fall festival.