Thursday, June 06, 2013

River Meadow Cloth - UnRuly Cloth & Canvas

River Meadow Cloth - UnRuly Cloth & Canvas 



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A Sunny Summer Day
a beautiful river meadow in the mountains
undyed cloth
a stone and a hammer
wildflowers, grasses and seeds

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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some little grasses and a piece of undyed cloth
wrapping the flower stems into the cloth 
fold over

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas

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pound gently at first 
harder if plant material is thicker

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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a wild thistle leaves beautiful natural dye

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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the last remains of bluebells gone to seed 
yield a gorgeous blue /yellow / green natural dye

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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washing the excess plant materials off in the little 
welsh river 

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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First dye run drying in the sun 

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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Natural dying or Eco Dying or using plant and flower dye for creating one of a kind hand dyed cloth is worth experimenting with for the unexpected results this kind of technique yields 

a little bit of natures magic
pigments pure

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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some wet river stones layed on top of the eco dyed cloth after it has dried
rewetting small areas with the wet stone leaves beautiful 
watercolor like edges on the fabric 

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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" What is she doing on our turf "

giggle ... we have an audience 


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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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River Meadow Cloth at it's finest 

Bluebell Dye and River Stone Drip 

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas

River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas

River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas

River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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time for a much earned break :-) 

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River Meadow Cloth - Eco Dye Fabric, Natural Dying with Flowers and Plants for UnRuly Cloth & Canvas


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milliande :-)