Keep Acting Natural

Well, I finally bit the bullet. I waited this long because I wanted the most out of my precious, home-grown Hopi sunflower seeds, but I learn best by doing. That said, mistakes were made. My first dye bath (with alum as the mordant) was gorgeous, but I worried I didn’t exhaust the seeds, so I […]

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Act Natural

I decided I wanted to give natural dyeing another go, ’cause my dad went through all the trouble of growing Hopi sunflowers this summer. Plus, natural dyeing just seems like some ancient, elusive magic that I definitely want to say I practice. My first foray didn’t go so well, but I’m chalking it up to […]

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