Rust Dyeing

A lot of you have expressed interest in my rust dyeing. For me, Kimberly Baxter Packwood is the real rust guru and she has just published some guidelines on rust dyeing on her blog, as well as pictures of her rust dyed silk carrier rods and the work she has …

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Rust dyed fabrics

Here are several photos of the rust dyed fabric I did in the roasting tin which I had left on the floor in my studio to catch the drips from the leaking ceiling. This is the main piece – a large piece of silk dupion which I tried unsuccessfully to …

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Yummy Yarn!

At last – we have photos! This was dyed with blackberry leaves and a copper mordant. This one was mordanted with alum and was dyed in the exhaust of the blackberry leaf dyebath. This was dyed with an unknown hanging plant which I pulled up from the garden last summer …

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