© 2018 Helen Bookbinder

July Workshop at Ditchling

We set up three dye pots in the morning for – cochineal, madder and weld

For the madder we used recipe 10 in “Colours From Nature”

And for the weld, we used fresh plant matter and dried to compare the difference.

We also set up a 1-2-3 indigo vat using Slaked Lime for the alkali and fructose as the reducer.

We tried to catch up with some of the sample assembling

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