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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.


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