Tag Archives: Natural dyeing

Natural Dyeing with Kirsten Ingemar

5 days natural dyeing at Sturt summer school  was an enjoyable way to start the new year. The course was interesting although I already knew much of what was taught.  I went for several reasons; I’ve never really had a … Continue reading

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Print 1. Experimentation – Further natural dyeing trials

A month ago I achieved some extremely good natural dyeing results on paper.  I confess that I like the paper outcomes more than fabric.  Perhaps it’s just that my focus is very paper based currently, or maybe it is that … Continue reading

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Print 1. Experimentation – Natural dyeing

A fun day on Friday dyeing cloth and paper with my friend and OCA mate, Judy.  She has already posted a review and some of her results here and her pieces are terrific. Moving away from my normal routine, where … Continue reading

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Print 1. Comparing paper

A few days ago I boiled up my pots and did some natural dyeing, always a fun experience.  The examples here are comparisons between some paper I dyed a while ago in a pot with eucalyptus leaves/bark/twigs + iron sulphate … Continue reading

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Journal-making Workshop

Last weekend I attended a 2 day journal making workshop with the intention of learning how to combine a variety of papers into stitched books.  I’m hoping this will be something I can incorporate in my current OCA course using … Continue reading

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Paper dyeing – Transferring an image

Natural dyeing experimentation. My head is moving in the direction of printing, as that is what I’ll be doing for the next year or so in my coursework.  Whilst dyeing isn’t strictly printing, it is still a method of transferring … Continue reading

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Assignment 5 – Stage 5 Dyeing

Further natural dyeing trials. Having already experimented with natural dyes earlier in this assignment (posted here) I have been continuing but have moved away from golds, browns and charcoals into more dull green colours. Whilst I have been working solely … Continue reading

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