Ditchling Workshop June 17th

Ditchling Workshop June 17th

A busy but fun day at Ditchling with  Jenny Dean where we set up 4 dye pots this time: Logwood (Purple), Sappanwood (pink red) and …

 

Log Book : Elm Bark

Log Book : Elm Bark

A small sample book of paper dyed with elm bark  

 

Log book 1

Log book 1

All the papers from the cutch and rhubarb root dye pots sewn in to one block

 

Weld colour

Weld colour

A zesty yellow from garden weld, harvesting early June.  

 

Rhubarb Root

Rhubarb Root

wool and cotton dyed with rhubarb root from my garden: (L-R) no modifier, +alkali, +copper, +iron

 

cutch papers

cutch papers

in the alkali modifier subtle variations with cutch, +acid, +alkali, +copper, +iron

 

May at Ditchling

May at Ditchling

Dyeing with cutch, rhubarb root and alkanet root in the spring sunshine. colour from rhubarb root samples of alkanna, cutch and rhubarb root

 

paged layers

paged layers

 

walnut paper dying

walnut paper dying

 

layers of dye

layers of dye

small sheets of dyed and modified papers were re dipped and layered then left to dry

 
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