What's in your box - October 2020

The dye

1 x 15g pack of Marigold Flower Heads

1 x 15g pack of Coreopsis 

1 x 15g pack of Scabiosa (this is a "melange" containing this flower & a few others that produce similar colours)

1 x Pukka LOVE Teabag

(All the plants are contained in recyclable, compostable & biodegradable glassine bags)

Mordant agent

1 x pack of iron powder

(Contained in a 100% compostable sandwich bag)

Product to be dyed

1 x 55x55cm silk piece

Other

1 x 40cm undyed string

2 x biodegradable single-use nitrile gloves (latex and powder-free)

All come wrapped up in eco-friendly tissue paper from No Issue and contained in a recyclable mailer box

made from 90% recycled materials

Additional Dyes

You can add some other colours using some natural products from your kitchen. Ceilidh will show you to use

the following to make additional dyes:

  • Onion skins (colours range from orange to green!)

  • Coffee (brown)

  • Turmeric (yellow/orange)

  • Red cabbage (purple through to green)