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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