More Dyeing

Now the weather has picked up again I have continued with the dyeing. Yesterday it was hibiscus. I have never dyed with this before
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The liquid after boiling up the flowers was a wonderful deep claret colour. I was worried that I would end up with something very similar to the Brazilwood. However happlily I endded up with a lovely soft pink – exactly what I was aiming for

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Today I have got the indigo vat out.

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However careful I am I suspect I will be sporting blue fingers by the end of the day

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