Thursday, 16 August 2012

Naturally Dyed

I have been using the excuse of waking up the textiles shop to fill as a reason for indulging my love of dyeing with plants. I grow a fair few of them myself and as such, it's a bit of a slow process, waiting for things to be big enough and (this year particularly) waiting for things to flower.

There are a number of plants that I don't (or can't grow) so for now, I've been playing with those. And I have been dyeing pretty much everything I can get my hands on

There are embroidery threads:



and a whole stack of mixed threads for embroidery and textile art: