on standard domestic orders
by Cheryl Kolander.
After recording the dry weight of your textile, wet it out in warm or hot water.
STEP I: TANNIN
4 ounces tannic acid per pound of fiber (dry weight)
For more detailed instruction and recipes for other colors, please purchase the book Brilliant Colours with Natural Dyes.
*To Extract Dyewoods:
1) Place shavings in water, at least three times the volume.
2) Bring to a boil.
3) Cover and boil 20 minutes.
4) Strain out the dye liquid.
5) Return the shavings to more water and repeat.