Peach Blossoms


Plant Collected: Peach blossoms


Date Collected: April 30, 2011


Part of plant used and amount: Flowers- Enough to fill  ½ 16 qt pot.

Extraction process notes:

Fill with enough water to cover the plant material. Simmer for 2 hrs. Let cool for an hour. Strain


Dye Recipe


Material/ WOF:  Alpaca wool 7g


Dye/volume: 6 cups


Mordant/amount: alum 1g


Additions:  None


Recipe notes:

Simmer fiber in alum for 1 hr and let cool. Rinse fiber and add to the dye bath. Simmer for ½  hr on med heat. Cool for ½ hr.  Rinse until water runs clear.

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