Avocado + Madder Root
This piece of natural wool was dyed first with avocado on the base layer, then overdyed with madder root.
DYES USED IN THIS LISTING:
AVOCADO: Pits and skins of avocado can give lovely pinks to purples when iron is added.
MADDER ROOT: The roots of this plant must be at least 3 years old to produce red pigment for dyeing. I grow this in my garden and supplement with madder root from Maiwa.
NOTE: This listing is for two fat quarters. The pieces are already cut.
Fat quarter - approximately 16" x 26"-28"
All wool shrinks differently. Felting occurs naturally during the dyeing process, giving the wool a lovely soft hand.
I use only natural dyes that have a proven track record for being color fast. Like all fabric that has been dyed, however, prolonged exposure to direct sunlight will cause fading (think of those south-facing display windows we see with faded clothing).
All my wool listings are small batch. Please purchase what you need for your project because color matching will be impossible!
I hope you enjoy creating with these naturally dyed wools as much as I love creating them!