By Tonya Pettit – New York, USA I decided to take part in this collaboration as something I could do as a homeschooling project with my kiddo. We probably could have chosen a better or more promising dye recipe, but the mystery of creating a “fine excellent purple” from mulberries was such a curiosity thatContinue reading “Expecting To Fail With Mulberries”
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“Woad Is Me” & Dyeing With Herbs?
By Jackie Bush – Norfolk, England Diary of a Saxon Weaver You can rely on the UK weather……..? What an awful Spring we had this year. Everything got off to a very late start including my woad which I am relying on to use in some of the dye recipes from the Stockholm Papyrus. IContinue reading ““Woad Is Me” & Dyeing With Herbs?”
And the Answer Is…..Or Is It?
My previous blog post ended with more questions than answers. There is a lot to ponder and research with the Stockholm & Leyden Papyrus ancient dye recipes. I initially chose two recipes to try to replicate primarily because I thought I had access to the ingredients. Today, I’ll focus on recipe #118 – Gold Color.Continue reading “And the Answer Is…..Or Is It?”
And so it begins…..
“We know better where we are going if we understand where we have been” J. N. Liles Niles, J. N. (1990). The art and craft of natural dying: Traditional recipes for modern use. University of Tennessee Press (2010 reprint), Knoxville, TN, pp. v. Greetings! Thank you for following along on our journey. Several months ago,Continue reading “And so it begins…..”