November 5, 2011

Maple Leaf Dyeing

Rumor has it that one can dye with maple leaves. A few weeks ago I gathered a few leaves in a bottle and now it sets. There has been no time to heat or other experiments with it so far only pale rusty red on the cotton.

2 comments:

Donna Clement said...

oh man, I want some maple leaves!!! Can you send me a package in the mail? Please...

ps - really like your summary page of going back to school.

ReBecca Paterson said...

Thanks Donna and Yes I'll post you some maple leaves as soon as the snow goes. I will also so upload the results from this dye lot. It was along slow process but I did get colour