Botanical Contact Dyeing

Gum leaves and tree lichen on Silk Today I got brave and dyed some silk scarves with a technique called botanical dyeing. Last time I used calico, much cheaper if it fails! I soaked the silk in a mix of water and soy milk. While soaking I went for a wander around Clare and gathered… Continue reading Botanical Contact Dyeing

Dyeing, Education

Indigo dyeing

Rubber bands and rocks. Knit Spin Weave annual Christmas Party had a twist this year. I added an indigo Vat. There may have been a few cocktails had.. It was a lovely creative afternoon. I love that our little group is so diverse in age. Pauline regaled us with stories of her evacuation from London… Continue reading Indigo dyeing