Category Archives: doilie

Sprinkle Dyeing and Sun Printing at VISA, Victoria

During a Mark Makers’ summer residency at the Vancouver Island School of Art (VISA) website we decided to take advantage of the beautiful weather and have a dyeing day outside. We set up tables and brought out buckets of water to the backyard of the school. I set up my sophisticated system for working with dye powder […]



I have been washing, dyeing and blocking crocheted and tatted doilies. I have been building up a collection of doilies for quite a while. Friends have kindly been helping, buying doilies when they see them in thrift stores and auction houses. The range of crochet techniques and patterns is most interesting to study. The majority […]