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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.


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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