Friday, 30 September 2011

More and More Eco Dyeing

Eucalyptus leaves on wool needle felt, wrapped in iron





Eucalyptus leaves wrapped in old woollen nappy covering



Eucalyptus leaves again wrapped in woollen needle felt fabric

Top:  Oak leaves, Mexican Daisy leaves, Kowhai seed pods on woollen fabric
Bottom: oak leaves, flowering cherry leaves, robinia leaves on silk fabric



Oak leaves and rose leaves and various others on silk fabric

This was dyed with eucalyptus leaves about 6+ months ago and hung in a sunny window - no fade!


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4 comments:

  1. Oh, my!!! so wonderful. My wish would be to have access to Eucalyptus leaves...they give the most wonderful and memorable color. I had the privilege of taking a workshop with India Flint...it was an experience of a lifetime.

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  2. I too did a landskin workshop with India, back in 2009, you're right it was an experience of a lifetime....thanks for stopping by

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  3. l love your work here. Glad l found your blog. I too am a natural dyer and love India Flint's work. I was going to do her w/shop in Switzerland this year but due to family illness had to pull out. As you can imagine l was gutted but maybe there will be a n ext time.xxlynda

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