Monthly Archives: September 2011

Eco Prints Late September 2011

Eco Prints Late September 2011, a set on Flickr – member of the Botanical Alchemy Group The first two pics show my latest eco prints on lichen dyed silk, followed by  some faves of the summer. The lichen (forest floor refuse) … Continue reading

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September eco printing: marigolds, sumac, golden rod and associates

Detail pics of textiles eco dyed and printed this month and late last month. Dye stuffs from tagetes marigolds were plentiful so there are lots of yellows and oranges. Red cabbage, eucalyptus, red sumac berries, fresh bay leaves and golden rod offered interesting  variations to … Continue reading

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More Eco Printing in September

More September eco printed and dyed textiles:  Collection 1: Starting at the top:  1. Purple basil (blue), tagetes marigolds (yellows)  and Black Eyed Susans (greens); 2. Sumac berries (pinks) 3. Eucalyptus (pinks) , tagetes marigolds (yellows) and darker blues(purple sandcherry leaves). Burned,  by accident in the microwave … Continue reading

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Eco printing in September

So many richly coloured dye plants at the end of August and start of September! These few weeks, I have eco-printedsilk with some familiar dyes  like purple sandcherry, purple basil, tagetes and coreopsis. These I combined  with seasonal dye plants new to me : carrot tops ; … Continue reading

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