NATURAL PLANT AND EARTH DYES
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Amelia Jane Designs
Silk Dye Plant Dye
Natural Dyes on Silk – Ladies Bedstraw (Galium verum)
Plant dyed Ahimsa silk with Lady's bedstraw. Strong peach salmon with first soak, lighter peach with second dye bath soaking. Procedure using roots is described on blog (Shamanic Nights Fashion making and dye blog)
Natural Dyes on Silk – Comfrey Leaves
Comfrey leaves natural dye results in a neutral ecru dark cream on Ahimsa silk. Modified after dyeing by adding part of piece to iron water (ferrous sulphate). Shibori Resist wavy lines of light cream are seen, but pale due to no contrast.