Friday, May 9, 2008

Dyeing


Snowberry leaves steeping for a few days to extract colour


Wool dyed in elderberries with white vinegar used as mordant




Dyed with acid dye olive and vinegar.
Acid dye, wool was not stirred frequently leaving it to go patchy but attractive, white vinegar.



Elderberry dye;


http://sca.livingpast.com/dyes.html

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