favorite materials

custom felt material

custom felt material

create smooth color gradations or dramatic variegated streaks of color

textile inks

textile inks

sometimes I just need a little liquid color to enjoy watching colors run into each other

solid fabrics

solid fabrics

the big sort is happening and I love my stash

Isacord thread

Isacord thread

with some hand painted cheesecloth

merino

merino

solid colors to create my own unique color blends

silk bits and bias strips

silk bits and bias strips

a pleasure to needlepunch

My Isacord

My Isacord

took me years to collect!

a Fiber Cafe technique

a Fiber Cafe technique

merino wool roving has a soft hand, great color depth; perfect for technique videos available on this site and BERNINA needlepunch

Color Chips for Thread

Color Chips for Thread

thread colors to use in combination with cotton velvet, wool, silk, quilting cotton, pinwale, etc.

scrap bits

scrap bits

love the intervals, the way snippets break the background surface color into lots of little interesting shapes

pre-felt

pre-felt

needlepunch for "blurry" shapes

If it's linear

If it's linear

all manner of yarn, perle cotton and a huge range of thread types and weights