Shrouds

Following on from an earlier post, the layered, wrapped and weighted shrouds were left for a couple of weeks to allow the eucalyptus leaves to imprint the fabric as much as possible.

Shroud

The fabrics were then unwrapped, hung out to dry and pressed with a warm steam iron.  Here are a some images of the finished shrouds. Continue reading Shrouds

Dye and print with eucalyptus leaves

This is a ‘how to’ guide on dyeing your own fabrics with Eucalyptus dyes.

Eucalypso results were developed though a mixture of reading books on the subject and trial and error.  The following books are great resources but being a natural dyestuff, the results of dyeing with Eucalyptus leaves vary depending on the location of the variety. Continue reading Dye and print with eucalyptus leaves