29 Aug '12, 4pm

Customize a silk scarf with this plant-based solar-dyeing kit from the Textile Arts Center

Customize a silk scarf with this plant-based solar-dyeing kit from the Textile Arts Center

Natural dyeing might feel confusing. From mordants, pH levels, and various fibers—there’s a lot of information to absorb. But it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Enter the Textile Arts Center . This summer, we introduced a new line of do-it-yourself kits that allows just about anyone to customize a silk scarf using walnut hulls, birch, or madder and the power of the sun. These solar-dyeing kits are great for a project at home, or as a gift, and provide the user with the knowledge to reproduce the results over and over.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/customize-a-silk-scarf-with-text...

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