Indigo Over Marigold / Coreopsis

Early in the summer, I dipped a wool/silk blend scarf in a gold dye bath then I set it aside to overdye and this week was the time.

The first dye bath was marigold/coreopsis and in the silk/wool it gave a nice gold color.  Next, I folded and tied with a two pieces of wood for the resist and then dyed in indigo.  What happened–the lagniappe of the piece–there were edgings of brown as well as the indigo blue.

Marigold coreopsis indigo

Indigo is a great dye to use.
It gives good color
But not THE blues


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