This digital pattern comes with an illustrated set of instructions, a printing and assembling guide and two options for printing – a PDF file for printing at home- designed to fit both A4 and letter sized paper. And a large format A0 and A3 PDF file to take to the copy shop if you’d prefer not to assemble multiple sheets.
From the blog
Dyeing with Eucalyptus and Iron Sulphate
Anyone that knows me, knows that I am not the biggest user of colour in my work. As Rei Kawakubo said ‘I work in three shades of black’.
So as much as I loved the idea of natural dyeing, I never really used it much for my clothing and textile designs because I couldn’t achieve the dark and moody shades I wanted. Natural dyeing was more of a fun experimentation on the side when I wasn’t after a certain look. As an Australian, the obvious choice for a dye substance is eucalyptus leaves. Where I live, there are trees coming out the wazoo...