Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Backyard Dyes

My friend Amy surprised me with a big box of dyes from her backyard - leaves, berries, bark and buds.

Box of plants materials to use in dyeing
Banana plant bud

Coffee cherry

Kukui Nut Leaves

Coffee Leaves

Kukui Nuts and Husks

Coffee Beans

Ginger Blossom
There were also avocado seeds plus croton leaves and red ti leaves, both of which are soaking in water, the beginning of the process to extract the dye.

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