"For me, as a quilter and dyer, my interest in Acorns lies in the natural mordant abilities. I use Acorns to set dyes with cotton and linen fabrics. So as I gather Acorns, I collect the caps, the shells, and the nut with the shell since all parts of the Acorn contain tannin."
KRISTINE VEJAR // Pioneering Modern Natural Dyes // “There’s a duality to natural dyeing that Kristine Vejar embraces: the naturalist and plant pigment explorer; the scientist and careful recipe creator.”
DIY wooden Texture Stamps - Easy to make! Allthough These look like broom stick handle pieces of Wood they are in fact a good bit bigger. Put a thick towel under whatever you print on it helps bring out the pattern better ;)
Fabric dye - Non-fading Pokeberry Recipe - Pokeberry colors range from bright fushia to magenta to raspberry, and will last for several years by following this recipe. Over-dyeing fabric in indigo, once the pokeberry is set, will give purples. The berries are gorgeous, but fatally toxic. WEAR GLOVES!