English Rose Stalks
Forager/Dyer/Human Collaborator: Cydni Carter Lopez
Plant/Non Human Collaborator: English Rose prunings
Color/Fiber: Pale yellow on both fibers: cotton mordanted with alum acetate + chalk afterbath, wool mordanted with potassium alum sulfate
Date Foraged: 1 January 2021
Location Foraged: My backyard in SE PDX
Dye Method: Stove top
Recipe: Filled a jar with rose stalk clippings that I had from pruning an English Rose from my backyard. Simmered on the stove and added the fabric to the jar when the water turned gold with the rose stalks still in the bath.