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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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Sea Nettles – January 2024 Tiger Club

Sea Nettles brings some needed warmth and color to this time of year! This isn’t the first time I’ve dyed a jellyfish themed club offering (see Jelly from February 2018), but there are so many fun pictures of these transparent … Continue reading

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Sunkissed Lavender and Cecropia Moth – August and September 2023 Tiger Clubs

August Tiger Club pulled hard at the wish for fall, with rich warm colors before the light starts fading. Sunkissed Lavender explores warm sunny yellow to orangy gold, and pink-purples from pale to deep. Titanium Tiger Twist shows of the … Continue reading

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Glacier Bay – April 2023 Tiger Club

For April’s Tiger Club, we travel to Glacier Bay National Park in Alaska. This spectacular photo shows the amazing blues that can occur in this land of ice and snow. I decided to keep things simple, and mixed up the … 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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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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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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Fiber Friday – Falkland and Targhee

I have a great bunch of fibers for your Friday! I picked up a great blend to try on December’s Tiger Club, and I ordered more so I can share with everyone.  It’s a lovely blend….80% USA grown and processed … Continue reading

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