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Lichen, Logwood and Navajo Carrot

I love natural dyes.  It's always an adventure.  You never know exactly what color you'll get even if it's a dye stuff you've used before.  So many things influence the color you get in the end.  Where was the plant grown?  Was there a lot of rain that spring or not much?  Was it a hot summer or cooler than normal?  When in the life cycle of the plant did you pick it?  After it flowered?  In the heat of the summer or the cool of autumn?  Everything will influence the color you get in the end.  Did you walk away and let the dye bath come to a complete boil?  Which mordant did you use and how much did...

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