Sunday, June 03, 2012

Silk Bells Hand Dyed

HanddyeSilkbellsMay2012
I was able to order some inexpensive silk caps r bells, because I wanted to hand dye them with natural dyes.  I can tell you is not an easy task, it takes time.  I had these bells, which were cream colored, soaking in alum and cream of tartar for at least 12 hours.  I made the Lac (burgundy color),  Cutch (golden brown), longwood Grey (dark grey), Osage Orange, the light yellow to orange color,  I have registered to take a class some time this month and I hope I learn a lot.  This is probably easier if I knew exactly what it is expected to be done and to have the same results constantly.  Thanks for stopping by!

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