I was dyeing to try it.

 

 

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So the results are revealed.

Method:

 

I dissolved half a teaspoon of Alum powder in a little boiling water (swilling the liquid around to dissolve it)

The I added plant material and topped it up with water.

It was a super experiment and I will do more.

 

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This was blackberry.

I love the colors in the thread.

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This was lavender flowers, a bit of a surprise.
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Agapanthus flower.
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Gum leaves. Love it.
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Another surprise, Marigold.

5 Comments Add yours

  1. Prue Wheal says:

    Gum leaves and agapanthus for me please!

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    1. Pam Holland says:

      Yes, the gum leaves were super, now I have linen laying out on the wet leaves to see what happens.

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  2. synelgg says:

    Pam
    The colours are amazing …I don’t know what you have planned but my brain has zoomed off in sparks at the possibilities !!

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    1. Pam Holland says:

      It was interesting and I’m rather pleased with the results I will continue to do more.

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