New on this page and want to know about the step-by-step process of dyeing cotton? Dyeing with nature
Robinia bark gives a soft brownish hue. Perhaps with a shade of red, or, almost a light chai color. I used the bark for dyeing only on one sort of of hemp cotton. Looking at the bark is the color I got.
Go to this page to have the correct step-by-step process. I leave the cotton overnight in the dye bath.
I use pieces of scoured cotton fabric which weigh (less than) 100 gram in a 20 liter pot.
This piece of fabric did it’s own way, hard headed like myself, it became quite something else than originally intended.
The teabags I carry hold sayings: ‘When was the last time you were proud of yourself?’, ‘When was the last time you challenged yourself?’, ‘What gives you energy?’, ‘What is a good characteristic of yours?’ and ‘Are you a dreamer, thinker or doer?’ To each saying I give clear answers. I learn a short trip…
Incorporating the gifts of nature, for food, teas and coloring. Some are really money savers: who does not like that?
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