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Painting with Plants Found Growing Wild on the Maker Faire Grounds

Artist Ellie Irons is holding a unique painting workshop today at the CUT/PASTE/GROW table at World Maker Faire. What makes her workshop special are the pigments and dyes that her workshop participants are using, they’ve all come from plants that Irons found growing on the World Maker Faire grounds at the New York Hall of Science. 69 more words

Art & Design

Hello everyone.

So, what’s been happening? I’ve got some crochet done, a teeny bit more spinning, lots more lovely dyeing and some shopping!

I’ll start with the dyeing first. 918 more words

Guild Meeting Sat 20th Sept

Just a short note to remind you that the next meeting of Oxford Weavers, Spinners and Dyers is this coming Saturday, 20th Sept 2014.

It will be held, as usual, in the village hall at Stanton St John, starting at 10.30am. 57 more words


Hello everyone,

It’s been a fairly busy morning this morning. I had a whole list of things to do in my head and I’ve achieved most of them. 734 more words

Monday Colour Inspiration - All Natural

1. Dye samples

2. DIY on making mordants for natural dyes

3. Another DIY for natural dyes – yay

4. Natural dye chart

Monday Minute

To dye for...

This is what coal tar looks like

This is what petroleum looks like


Read the labels and stay away from those!

Ciao for now!

Health And Fitness

Usage, Advantages, and Limitations of Basic Dyes!

Different types of industrial dyes are used for different purposes. However, basic dye which is also known as cationic dye and is a class of synthetic, still remains as the most common and reliable industrial chemical. 283 more words