Fabric printing with St John’s wort

This is a blog post on fabric printing with St John’s wort. St John’s wort is a perennial plant/ weed that grows easily in Mediterranean and temperate climates. Another name for this plant is Hypericum Perforatum. The flowers in particular from this plant produces an amazing variety of colors. The leaves also do produce a … Read more

Natural assistants in fabric dyeing and printing

This blog post is about natural dyeing assistants in fabric dyeing and printing. It simply means that these assistants will aid the uptake of natural dyes onto the fabric. Natural dye’s assistant is not to confuse with mordants. As mordants are mainly to produce and stronger and brighter color. Mordants are also normally made from … Read more

Fabric dyeing with African marigold

fabric dyeing with African marigold

This blog post is about fabric dyeing with African marigolds flowers. Marigold flowers have been known to produce strong colors when dyed with fabric. Marigold also known as Tagetes are grown annually or perennial. Especially when fresh flowers are used to extract colors. Dried flowers also do work in my opinion the colors aren’t as … Read more