Saturday, 14 February 2015

Leaf Printing

Woolen blanket
vinegar spray
eucalypt leaves soaked in "iron water"
roll and tie the whole lot tightly
(ie "bundle")
boil in iron water
... voila ...

techniques from India Flint and the Printing Nature facebook group.






8 comments:

  1. very nice .... I love eucalyptus .. and wool and silk

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    1. Thanks Wendi, I should also have mentioned instruction and inspiration from Elizabeth Bunsen (http://www.elizabethbunsen.typepad.com/) as a big contribution to my plant/textile journey

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  2. This is lovely. I wonder what is iron water please?

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    1. very easy - boil up some old rusty pieces of iron, and you have it. A search of "eco printing" will lead you further

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  3. you've got some fabulous results here Jane. Have you started embroidering them yet?

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  4. Beautiful post! So nice to see how you give credit...

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    1. The facebook group is great - thanks Betty

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