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As a total beginner I started with onion skins on cotton but with the wrong sort of mordant (I used cream of tartar with alum and salt. Go to this page to have the correct step-by-step process). Nevertheless, the effect was marvelous.
I used 25 gram of onion skin, the brownish, papery skin of the most common type, which I saved up for some months in a paper bag. The piece of fabric I dyed weighted 70 gram.
Pouch Hungarian Onion (sold)
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20 – now € 15
Sawn Tree Trunk
This piece of fabric did it’s own way, hard headed like myself, it became quite something else than originally intended.
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