Monday, August 14, 2006

dk hollyhocks

a rather pink-ish/blue-ish grey...decidedly not what i was hoping for! Posted by Picasa

4 comments:

CateK said...

Are you simmering the mordanted wool in the dye pot or just soaking them in the jars of the dye? The natural dyes (plant based) seem to need the simmering time and seem to do best if pre-mordanted. But I could be wrong.

rita said...

the silk is premordanted...just like all the rest of the silk i've dyed...nothing changed that i can see...oh well!

Anne said...

I hate to say it but it looks like you are tanning cat hides.

rita said...

it looks better all dry and stuff!