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May 30 Dyeing with Avocado Skins

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I love getting creative with fabric dye and one of my favorite techniques is ice dyeing. The process only requires two things- ice and ...

I love getting creative with fabric dye and one of my favorite techniques is ice dyeing. The process only requires two things- ice and ...

Dye fabric with avocado skins. I tried it and it came out sort of a maroon color.

Dye fabric with avocado skins. I tried it and it came out sort of a maroon color.

Dyed our own yarns with natural ingredients - plants, herbs, berries - since I was a youngster . . . it's practically a lost art now! This is good info - How to make mordants for natural dyes.

How to Make Mordants for Natural Dyes

Dyed our own yarns with natural ingredients - plants, herbs, berries - since I was a youngster . . . it's practically a lost art now! This is good info - How to make mordants for natural dyes.

Wool naturally dyed with avocado pits.     Chop the pits and freeze until you have enough to use for a dye.11 fresh pits., hot water, and ½ teaspoon of washing soda (pH turned 9). Once a day I’d simmer30 min, while checking the pH. When it lowered, add a bit more washing soda. The dye color deepened after each heating. for a week before I added  alum pre-mordanted wool, simmered30 minutes,  sit in the dye overnight.

Wool naturally dyed with avocado pits. Chop the pits and freeze until you have enough to use for a dye.11 fresh pits., hot water, and ½ teaspoon of washing soda (pH turned 9). Once a day I’d simmer30 min, while checking the pH. When it lowered, add a bit more washing soda. The dye color deepened after each heating. for a week before I added alum pre-mordanted wool, simmered30 minutes, sit in the dye overnight.

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Vogue 8997 – just a delightful dress

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