more cotton and linen

My gig at Arts in the Olives is just a week away ….. and just to stretch myself I decided too try the soy ( water and soya beans ) dip for the cotton and linen from Local and Bespoke, I have tried the egg dip but found the egg smell a little over powering. So a couple of cotton and linen numbers all from op shops got their treatment over a couple of days. I have dyed 3 of them and am happy with the results. The leaves have been soaking in rust water which has given off a lovely purple / mauve hue. I have a linen dress that I will dye for me to wear on the day I ran some darts in the back, cut out the lining and put a little silk hand stitching round the neck line. I hope to dye it this weekend as with a hundred other jobs that need doing……..

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5 thoughts on “more cotton and linen

  1. I love your work and your blog! I am very enthusiastic about the environment and exploring natural ways to dye and print. Being a 2nd year fashion student, I would honestly LOVE if you could email me some advice about starting to explore this area? or even some simple methods? If would be MUCH appreciated.
    Many Thanks
    Emily Carter
    rosehonick@yahoo.co.uk

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