In the Dye Studio

The Modern Natural Dyer: An Overview

Happy 2016!  This year I am dedicated to helping others create their own natural dyeing practice. And hoping to facilitate a community which can support one another's work and provide friendships ...
California Wool Project

Best of 9 - 2015 Edition - The Modern Natural Dyer, The Shop's New Look, and Farm Work

You may have seen people playing a fun game currently circulating on the internet. Visit this website, enter your Instagram name, and it will pull the 9 most popular photos you posted to Instagram ...
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Stitch Exchange: Nightfall Cowl

Announcing the second pattern in our Winter Solstice Collection: The Nightfall Cowl. Knit using sport-weight yarn, this cowl’s finer gauge is lighter in weight and easy to wear. This cowl comes ...
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The Modern Natural Dyer Work-Along 2016

I am so excited to announce our newest project: The Modern Natural Dyer Work-Along. With my new book, The Modern Natural Dyer, in hand, I have designed a year long course of study to guide you thr...
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The Modern Natural Dyer: Rhinebeck + NYC Recap

We headed to NY mid-October for the launch of The Modern Natural Dyer - and as you might recall, when preparing for the trip I I was totally freaking out. I had not been to the East Coast in 15 ye...
Stitch Exchange: A Verb for Keeping Warm State of the Union Part One
In the Dye Studio

Stitch Exchange: A Verb for Keeping Warm State of the Union Part One

Sneaking in a blog post, as we round the bend on this amazing month - October 2015 - the release of my first book, The Modern Natural Dyer, my trip to Rhinebeck and NYC to present my book, and th...
In the Dye Studio

In the Dye Studio: The Modern Natural Dyer Blog Tour

Exciting times here at A Verb for Keeping Warm! On Tuesday, my first book, The Modern Natural Dyer, hit the shelves! To celebrate, we are hosting a blog tour in conjunction with my publisher Abram...
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Seam Allowance: Travel + Designing a Handmade Wardrobe

The Verb dye studio is buzzing with excitement in preparation for the upcoming release of The Modern Natural Dyer - and our trip to New York! Adrienne and I will be leaving a week from today. Pret...
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Seam Allowance: Update and Invitation

A photo posted by A Verb for Keeping Warm (@avfkw) Good god! It has been crazy in the Verb studio. The Modern Natural Dyer comes out October 20th. We leave for NY on the 15th. Nearly every ...
In the Dye Studio

In the Dye Studio: The Modern Natural Dyer Form and Function

A video posted by A Verb for Keeping Warm (@avfkw) on Sep 15, 2015 at 3:38pm PDT "The unknown, the idea or the form or the tale that has not yet arrived, is what must be found. It is the jo...
In the Dye Studio

In the Dye Studio: The Modern Natural Dyer Book Release Party! Oakland-style

After we spend a jam-packed week in New York to spread the word about The Modern Natural Dyer, we head home to California. On Saturday, October 24, from 4-8pm, we are hosting a book release part...
In the Dye Studio

In the Dye Studio: The Modern Natural Dyer goes to NY

Absolutely, one of the most exciting things about the release of my new book, The Modern Natural Dyer, is that Adrienne and I get to travel to New York for book-signings, trunk shows, and a works...