Artichoke and golden beets or white as rice!

So, the ultimate in kitchen dyeing should be frugality…eat,artichoke and beets then save the extra and dye with it.  Sounds good in theory!

First step…boil up a pot of artichokes.  And, save the water for a dye pot.  I folded a piece of cotton.  Dipped and dried it.  Unfold it and see a bit of green.  Ah well.

Next step…prepare some golden beets.  I refolded the piece of cotton.  Now, I use the saved water and dipped the fabric.  There’s a bit of color…but only on the fold points.  Ah well.

Yup, my piece of fabric.  Two dips.  And, it’s pretty much as white as rice!

Well, the good news…lots of it.  The artichokes and beets are excellent.  I can cross this off my bucket list.  And, finally, it’s getting warmer…spring is coming.  And, more dye possibilities!!

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