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Goldenrod gives a very deep yellow, almost like a rich ochre. I loved the color and tried it on a few different sort of cottons.

Go to this page to have the correct step-by-step process. I try to have a dye bath without stalks nor leaves in it but did not chop the tiny flowers. I leave the cotton overnight in the dye bath.

I picked the flowers in August. I pick a lot more flowers than seems to be necessary. I use pieces of scoured cotton fabric which weigh (less than) 100 gram.



The life of Pi(llow)

The movie I saw on an airplane after the book I red in India. I liked both. My husband did not. But my imagination is big and I love to escape in my own world, so it fitted me. The same with this pillow, this little write up is about the life of this Pi(llow).…

Fabricated forest

Living the simple life, far off and working the land hard needs to be counterbalanced. What’s better than a tour by own powered strenght and… embroidery. Here, ‘Fabricated forest’ was made.

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