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If you are looking for something creative to do as the weather changes & we move towards the winter equinox, I have a host of autumn natural dye workshops lined up for November & the new year.
When natural dyeing with Heather, the woody stems and flowers can both be used. These can be separated or added to the dye pot together.
Natural dyes can be found in plants, minerals, certain insects and fungi, colour can be obtained from …
For strong colours, I recommend using 3-4 x the weight of raw plant material for your fibre, for paler shades, use equal parts of plant material to fibre.
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It’s been a summer of grey skies & torrential rain here in Ireland, even with the never-ending rain there is a wide variety of summer dye plants for you to experiment with at the moment.
In recent chats with Zoe & Morgan, they got in touch & asked if I’d like to answer a few questions for their journal.
This 1-hour mini-course covers everything you need to know to get started with the basics of natural dyeing using avocado stones.
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