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The Times, They Are A-Changin’ (for the better!)

After a hiatus of several months, big and positive changes have taken place here at Long Branch! And they warrant some explaining, which is farrrr too long-winded for Facebook, so here’s a blog post explaining where we’re at and what’s happening. First, an answer to the question we’ve been getting most: WHERE have you guys… Continue reading The Times, They Are A-Changin’ (for the better!)

Getting Started

Should I use wool, and how can I buy it? – Getting Started

When we do markets, we get a lot of questions from newbies about how to get started. Particularly questions on making clothing. Getting started with this sort of thing can seem to be very overwhelming, so we’ve decided to make some blog posts addressing the more common questions in the hopes it can make things… Continue reading Should I use wool, and how can I buy it? – Getting Started

Dye

Bladderwrack

Honestly, I mostly wanted to try bladderwrack as a dye because of the name. It’s such an intimidating, nasty sounding name.  Exactly the sort of thing one should brew up in a pot. At night. While dressed in black. A bit of research  confirmed my suspicions: I should indeed use it! Bladderwrack, it seems, is also… Continue reading Bladderwrack