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colours of spring

March 17, 2011

the yellow from mahonia has proved to be a good base colour to top dye with indigo, producing soft shades of green. Two dips in the indigo and the silk is just right but I will give both the wool and cotton at least one more dip.

more indigo to come.

3 Comments leave one →
  1. March 17, 2011 1:34 pm

    Such beautiful and subtle spring colours.


  2. March 17, 2011 12:47 pm

    colors beautiful enough for swooning over. yes, i swooned (a little).


    • March 17, 2011 1:30 pm

      about 2 more days of indigo dyeing to go – don’t think you would swoon if you saw my hands. have to go out tonight, maybe I should wear fancy gloves??


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