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Marigolds, Petunias and Coreopsis

As I weeded and mulched, I sent the boys off, first to pick our ripened cherry tommies, but then to pick marigolds, “20 blooms each please, of the golden orange and rusty red.” 499 more words


Dyes of Antiquity: Coral lichen and Sticta Colensi

Quite some time ago, I became the beneficiary of natural dyes that had been abandoned at, or gifted to, my Guild.  Among them were some very old looking bags of dried lichen.   330 more words

Natural Dyeing

#MenditMay: Loving up a lining

My generous friend India Flint gave me this coat. I would never have chosen it for myself, and if I had been the one to find it second hand, I would have been too scared to throw it in a dye pot.   431 more words

Natural Dyeing

Library Matters: Natural Dyes

Llandaff Library is rich with resources to support the exciting new CSAD natural dye garden project. To whet your appetite we’ve put a few of them  on display on the 2nd floor of the library. 149 more words


Rustic Wearable Art That Is My Dress

The dress certainly dried out lighter. After putting it on, I have decided that the edges (arm scythes and bottom hem) shall be left raw as they are. 60 more words


One-Day Dress Dyeing Workshop with India Flint at Poet's Ode store in Hahndorf

Yesterday was a Sunday well spent in a cozy workshop with India Flint at the Poet’s Ode store in Hahndorf. I had been itching to try something new and you can say that eco dyeing, or natural dyeing, is an eye-opener. 180 more words

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