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Natural Dyeing – In Search of Blue using Black Beans

In the world of natural dyes, the sources for blue are fairly limited.  The obvious choice for blue is Indigo – but this wonderful dye requires either the use of a fermentation vat or the addition of a chemical to … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Logwood-Weld Together

We saw what you can get with weld and we saw what you can get with logwood.  So what happens if you mix them together?  Hmmmm.  It was worth an experiment. Lets start with where the magic happens. I definitely … Continue reading

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Natural Dyeing – Poinsettia Leaves

I was looking at a thread in the Ravelry Plants To Dye For group and someone asked if you could dye wool with poinsettia leaves.  There was further discussion about whether poinsettias were poisonous and it appeared, despite India Flint’s admonitions against … Continue reading

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