Monthly Archives: August 2014

Don’t waste that tea!

My sister had a clean out of her tea drawer.  So I got some of those large tea flower type things that open up in boiling water,  as well as some small hard lumps of tea shoots. Of course, using … Continue reading

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More natural dyeing…

I’m in a dyeing mood, so I’ll just get those four ancient purple carrots out of the crisper.  And that pile of brown onion skins from the slow cooked lamb shanks of last night.  Oh, and the slab of frozen … Continue reading

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Dyeing with Oriental Lilies

I took some dark red lilies to my friend Liz’ place a few weeks ago.  Liz returned them to me once they’d died.  She’d torn them up, complete with their yellow stamens, and wrapped them tightly in a piece of … Continue reading

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