up coming appearances:

Saturday, November 25th I while have my tie dye socs and naturally dyed scarves and yarn at the Holiday Craft and FIne Art Show at the Carlisle Expo Center, 100 K St. Carlisle, PA. from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Please check the classes page for current classes being taught and my Instagram account,

@CarolReedMakes for what I am currently doing. 


  Below are a few of the natural dyes I have been using

Shown are wool gauze, cotton gauze and silk chiffon scarves after dyeing but before pressing .  I will also have wool yarn.

Carrot tops form Everblossom Farm, East Berlin, PA.  The scarf on the left is cold water indigo overdyed with carrot tops.

Carrot tops form Everblossom Farm, East Berlin, PA.  The scarf on the left is cold water indigo overdyed with carrot tops.

Walnut leaves from the token trees planted by the squirrels in my back yard.

Walnut leaves from the token trees planted by the squirrels in my back yard.

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Cold Water Indigo Dye. On the left is the dye bath in progress. On the right the top image is the plants growing in my back yard. The middle image is the dye being made and the bottom are the results.


Below are scarves and socks dyed with synthetic dyes vailable at History on High, the Shop and the Carlisle Arts Learning Center in Carlisle. The socks are also available at Harmony Society in Carlisle too.

Bamboo Socks

Bamboo Socks

Indigo dyed silk chiffon scarves drying on the line.

Indigo dyed silk chiffon scarves drying on the line.