Friday, September 28, 2012

From Blackberries to Roses

Weaving with Blackberry bark

Blackberry bark is harvested in late summer starting when the flowers begin to open and ending around the time that the first berries begin to ripen.
For details on Blackberry harvesting see the videos posted on The Urban Weaver Studio site (click here)

Plaited and Twined - a small Berry Basket
Rose pin
Bracelets - bark dyes using (almost ripe) blackberries and Indigo

Rose pins - blackberry dyed using crushed (not quite ripe) blackberries

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