To answer some questions I received since the last post: Q. Given the abundance of sweet potato vines we have, I want to try some fabric printing! Is the fabric dry or wet? When you encase the rolled fabric in plastic, what do you use? After the fabric is unrolled, do you use anything to […]
Foraging for leaves and flowers to use in natural dying and printing is an art in itself. At home I place them all in vases filled with water to keep them for a few days or so as I use them. At this time of year, I also start to dry and begin to store […]
Alas! The black I was after! Batch 3 was the first batch with more iron added and with a strong iron carrier cloth. It took some persistence but I think it was worth it. Adding to my pleasure was the carrier cloth (iron blanket) itself!