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On Feb 9th the boots at Wheaton Labs celebrated Dye day dye dye dye half-assed holiday (just a half day)

  - just one natural dye color for each year
  - a white t-shirt (or similar) for everybody
  - dingy sheets and other house fabrics could go in
  - everybody can bring their own stuff too
  - thai food
  - fruit punch color matches the color of the dye

Here's  Dez celebrating Dye Day!

Turmeric dye and onion skin mordant:

Magdalene tried these:

Turmeric test fabric and onion test fabric:

She "...tried a shibori technique and partially turned out... shoulda left it in the dye longer..."

Permies has an entire forum dedicated to dyeing. Some  threads:

Can I solar mordant (without dyestuff)?

Mordant safety

Eco Printing and Dyeing
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Turmeric is one of my favorite colors!
This code ranch shirt!
This code ranch shirt!
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