Since I try and only use recycled/reused materials etc some of my samples are odd colours or materials. I thought that I would have an attempt at making a homemade dye from beetroot, the results were ok but I definitely want to experiment more.

2017-02-14-15-52-23 Organic Beetroot and Salt

dsc_1511Chopped stalks and all and bring to the boil.

dsc_1517Soak the cloth in hot salt water before submerging in the dye. I left it to soak for 12hrs.

 

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