• Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
permaculture forums growies critters building homesteading energy monies kitchen purity ungarbage community wilderness fiber arts art permaculture artisans regional education skip experiences global resources cider press projects digital market permies.com pie forums private forums all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
master stewards:
  • Anne Miller
  • Leigh Tate
  • Pearl Sutton
  • r ranson
stewards:
  • Nicole Alderman
  • paul wheaton
  • Mike Haasl
master gardeners:
  • Carla Burke
  • John F Dean
  • Jay Angler
  • Beau Davidson
gardeners:
  • Jordan Holland
  • thomas rubino
  • Nancy Reading
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
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
COMMENTS:
 
pollinator
Posts: 881
1859
cat forest garden fungi trees tiny house books composting toilet building woodworking wood heat rocket stoves
  • Likes 2
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
    Number of slices to send:
    Optional 'thank-you' note:
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Turmeric is one of my favorite colors!
530B833D-8352-40B0-853D-2FAC020B3166.jpeg
This code ranch shirt!
This code ranch shirt!
 
Hey, check out my mega multi devastator cannon. It's wicked. It makes this tiny ad look weak:
Join our Virtual Fermented Vegetables Workshop! LIVE from Wheaton Labs, Sat. January 28, 2023
https://permies.com/wiki/208193/kitchen/Join-Virtual-Fermented-Vegetables-Workshop
reply
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic