My Partner in Crime is Dyeing

Ron expressed an interest in learning some bundling and dyeing techniques. I’m a novice and everything is experimenting so I have no objection to him coming along for the ride. I asked this morning what he was going to do with the fabric he dyes and he said he didn’t know what I was going to do with it, he is just going to dye it!

I thought you would like to see his first dyeing experiments. After he bundled some rose petals and rose leaves in silk and linen he rolled them up and tied them. The long skinny one he did when I was out of the room and he didn’t add any vegetation before he rolled it around a rusty spike. They were cooked in a vinegar and yellow onion skin bath. Some pretty good results! Oh yes,  he left the bundles to sit for 3 whole days before unrolling them. The man has infinite patience that I don’t have.

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One thought on “My Partner in Crime is Dyeing

  1. Happy Birthday Janice.!
    i loved your radiant orchid offering in a recent post below.
    Be well, Sonja

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