Tannins as a mordant

Tannins have been used for centuries both colour and help fix other colurs to fabric and yarn. By themselves they colour these anything from a light beige to brown. They are found naturally occurring in various plant tissues, such as barks, leaves, and fruits, especially woody cones. They are particularly good as a mordant forContinue reading “Tannins as a mordant”

The Ivy and Avocado weekend

One of the inspirations for starting this group site has been the phenomenal response to a few dyeing workshops and experiments I’ve done at events in Eplaheimr and Dun in Mara, and at this stage I feel like I have one particular, awesome partner in Crime – the freshly minted LADY Katie of Dun inContinue reading “The Ivy and Avocado weekend”