Tag Archives: Plant dyeing

Little red riding hood

Today I proudly present a new quest writer, another hard working member from the team behind Battle of Wisby – Anna. I’m Anna. When I’m not busy with the Battle of Wisby email, trying as best as I can to … Continue reading

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My week in pictures

This week I’ve been quite busy as you can see, and I haven’t even documented everything properly yet. Among many other things I’m proud to have reached above 2600 readers from all over the world on this blog! I have … Continue reading

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Plant dyeing fabric yellow, blue and green

The last few days I’ve been preparing my first attempt to dye with indigo. I’ve done it before, but never on my own and was excited to give it a try. Indigo is a powerful natural dye that gives all shades … Continue reading

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A fair trade

I’ve finished my friend Nicks 14th century “tröja” or cotthardie or jacket or whatever you call it. That is actually often a problem to me, what to call a specific type of garment or piece of clothing. I could write … Continue reading

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Easy plant dyeing

Yesterday I decided to dye the fabric to a pair of hoses I’ve planned to start sewing. Plant dyeing is actually really easy, and naturally dyed fabric makes awesome medieval clothing. You get nice colours, often matching each other beautifully. … Continue reading

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