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Retiring Radiance – April 2024 Tiger Club

April’s Tiger Club was inspired by a lovely Midwestern style sunset, full of pinks and purples. To stay in keeping with the mixed colors in the photo, I chose methods of dyeing that would also lend a blendy and random … Continue reading

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Demoiselle Damselfly – March 2024 Tiger Club

Since I was a child, I’ve been fascinated by insects, and I couldn’t resist dyeing up this male Demoiselle Damselfly (Calopteryx virgo), typically found in Europe, North Africa, and Western Asia. I picked up the lighter colors of the iridescence, … Continue reading

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Iridescence – October 2023 Tiger Club

I was browsing through my inspiration photographs, and this one stood out as I realized I had Zebra Sock in the queue to dye. I had also just watched a few dyeing videos (there’s always more to learn) and wanted … Continue reading

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Sproing! – February 2023 Tiger Club

Our winter has been decidedly brown, so I was definitely ready for some bright colors when Club time rolled around. This plastic spring toy fit the bill for playfulness, and I love how they pulled out the tertiary colors when … Continue reading

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Northwoods Conifers – August 2022 Tiger Club

A favorite vacation destination in my life has been the Northwoods. My grandparents would take me camping and fishing at Leech Lake in Minnesota. As an adult, I’ve enjoyed many adventures in the Northwoods of Wisconsin with my husband’s family. … Continue reading

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Thunderbolt – July 2022 Tiger Club

It’s severe storm season, and we can’t go a hot second in Iowa without talking about the weather (wait 5 minutes….it’ll change!). This inspiration picture struck me as the right balance between bold and summery, yet could be a nice … Continue reading

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Tropical Sunrise – March 2022 Tiger Club Reveal

We were fortunate enough to take our first beach vacation since 2017 a few weeks ago. Here’s the sunrise on our last full day. I couldn’t help but bring the bright, fresh colors of Florida to Tiger Club. I didn’t … Continue reading

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Lampwork – November 2021 Tiger Club

November’s yarn and fiber are both in the category of ‘great for bright clear colors’, so I ran with it and took inspiration from this beautiful lampwork bead (she’s since sold this one, but she has many other lovely offerings, … Continue reading

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Abundant – October 2021 Tiger Club

It’s be a few hot minutes since I’ve dyed a rainbow, and October was a good month to do it, with the warm rich colors of autumn and thoughts of Thanksgiving emerging. I mixed up a bright berry pink-red, rich … Continue reading

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Orchid – February 2017 Tiger Club

I wanted to get some spring into your hands in time to work it up for the upcoming season. This inspiration photo of a spray of Orchids was just the thing!  I had fun working up the bright green and … Continue reading

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