Cilantro

 

Plant Collected: Cilantro

 

Date Collected: Feb 12, 2011

 

Part of plant used and amount: The whole plant. (56g)

 

Extraction process notes:

Simmer for four hours in enough water to cover the plant material. Strain the dye material from the plant material.

 

 

 

Dye Recipe

 

Material/ WOF: Wool 7g/ Cotton 16g

 

Dye/volume: 4 ½ cups

 

Mordant/amount: alum (15% WOF) for wool/ tannin (10% WOF) for cotton

 

Additions: Cream of Tartar 1 tbsp

 

 

Recipe notes:

Mordant the fiber for 1 hr using enough water so the fiber moves freely in the bath. Rinse and put in dye. Add cream of tartar. Leave the material in the dye bath for 14 hrs heating it up in between for 2hrs at a low simmer. Let cool. Rinse until water runs clear.

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