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FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Natural Dye Q&A with Botanical Colors' Founder Kathy Hattori - Shared screen with speaker view
Kate Ellis
01:07:50
I would like to know how to work with a lump of logwood extract that got damp. maybe in a blog post?
Monique Sidy
01:07:51
I have mixed old nails with vinegar and the liquid started foaming. What is happening?
georganne alex
01:07:56
longevity of cochineal (shelf life). What about freezing the bug?
Kippian Inglis
01:08:05
Is the fire ash in the air in the PNW affecting your dye process?
Nancy Nordquist
01:08:06
How about the shelf life of chemicals? Aluminum acetate?
Katie Smith
01:08:08
In one of the feedback Fridays, you mentioned that sometime you put copper pipe into dye baths. Could you explain what dyes baths you are utilizing/how you use copper pipe?
Ximena Bervejillo
01:08:09
I asked the question about sprinkling the yarn, thanks. What do you do after? you boil it, steam it?
Elaine Hamblin
01:08:12
suggestion for dyeing Sally fox cotton knit with marigolds
Sherri McKee
01:08:29
I’m getting ready to set. Up some big indigo vats and have some 2 yr old indigo extract. Is that still good to use? It’s mostly been in a shaded shelf or still in original shipping envelopes.
Suzanne Watzman
01:08:41
To preserve avocado pits and skins, is it critical to freeze them so you can keep them longer?
Bea Viña
01:08:51
Have you ever worked with/supplied any costume designers/makers? If so, could you tell me some more about that, and if not do you ever see natural dye used in costume?
Margarida Vasconcelos
01:08:58
can I use acacia powder as a mordant for cellulose fibres Is it similar to Symplocos? Does it also require a pre tannin bath? Do you rise tannin treaded fabrics before mordanting them?
Laura Taggart
01:09:05
I’d love to hear you recommendation for a fabric source. I see a big price difference from dharma and Maiwa. I’m a newbie hobbiest. not looking to spend $50 on scarves to experiment on!
Dawni Gladish
01:09:09
DIFFERENCES IN PREPARATION, USE, TIME, AND RESULTS FOR 60% REDUCED INDIGO CRYSTALS VS. NON-REDUCED?
Ximena Bervejillo
01:09:12
how do you dye with lichen?
Celeste Malvar-Stewart
01:09:13
In Aboubakar’s class we premordanted our cellulose fabric with soda ash; what’s the best to use with protein fibres?
Jill Overbaugh
01:09:16
I made a fructose indigo vat, I didn't use it. It does not have the flower anymore, does that matter? Its been 2 months.
Brece Honeycutt
01:09:43
I was reading a historical text and it refers to dresses being dyed a ’copperas’ color. Copperas is ferrous sulfate, right ? What color do you think it would be? Not sure what the fiber of the garment would have been.
Marjorie Goodwin
01:09:44
Do you feel that a copper pot for eco dyeing will produce the most intense colors
Trish Van de Merkt
01:09:57
Is cold mordanting as good as mordanting with heat.
Candice Brokenshire
01:09:59
Water use. In Joy and Catherine Elliis’ book it was the first time I saw the 30:1 ratio for tannin bath iare there any other ratios that you use regularly for dye stuffs or other goods - I’ve always used the ‘does the fabric flow well’ idea - eyeing it rather than measuring it. Thoughts on ratios??
edyta halon
01:10:01
Kathy, LEMON JUICE !!!!!! i dyed both logwood and madder root plus iron afterbath.. squeezed lemon juice and it bleaches out. is it iron? is it both dyes? INDIGO seems to be fine.. please help
Joyce Hayes
01:10:15
Any suggestions on which indigo process works best on silk for a clear blue.
Cari Kessler
01:10:20
Do you have any experience with Aluminium triformate? Susan Dekel had an interesting post of it this week.
Teddy Milder
01:10:22
Any experience with mixing an alum solution for "painting" on mordant on handmade abaca or cotton paper? if yes, what is the recipe for making the alum solution. My process is to paint on dye, followed by mordant and then another layer of dye. Drying paper in-between. This is Radha Padma's process.
Gladys Serrano
01:10:36
Hi! What percentage do you recommend for "re-charging" an alum mix that has been used already?
Denise Restauri
01:11:01
Do you think rust remains on items that are rust dyed using old rusty nails/objects?
Adriana Davila
01:11:20
KATHY, IF I DYE WITH PURPLE CABBAGE WITH SODIUM BICARBONATE (FOR GET GREEN) AND THEN A SOAK IN INDIGO VAT? DOES THE COLOR MIGHT STAY?
Adriana Davila
01:12:39
COULD YOU POST ABOUT MAKE PIGMENT (PASTE) FOR BLOCK PRINTING !
Trish Van de Merkt
01:12:52
Is there a way to keep yarn from “blooming” during scouring. I’m worried what will happen to the quality of the yarn after scouring, mordanting and dyeing with heat.
stephanie Schur
01:14:30
I am just getting started in natural dying and I’m wondering is it better to mordent over heat or to let the fiber sit in a warm bath for an extended period of time.
Ginnie Hebert
01:17:20
airnow.gov to check your air quality😊
Kate Ellis
01:18:15
I like to work with direct application of natural dyes in a stock solution. I just make a guess for the strength of that stock solution. What’s the some better way to calculate it?
Susan Cooper
01:19:36
Thank you Kathy, so nice to have you share your expertise, this was fun! Susan C
Katie Smith
01:20:27
Love it! Thank you so much for answering my question!
georganne alex
01:23:11
That was sooooo fast. Thank you!!!!
Katie Smith
01:23:13
Not long enough—thanks everyone!
czarina den ouden lobo
01:23:15
THANK YOU YET AGAIN
Ximena Bervejillo
01:23:18
Thank you so much!!
Celeste Malvar-Stewart
01:23:53
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!! Always so great and so grateful that you share your wisdom, knowledge, and humour! Thank you Kathy and Amy!!
guadalupe beanway
01:24:08
Thank you for sharing.
Martha Gelnaw
01:24:20
Thank you for this. I love your wisdom and experience.
Susan Adams
01:24:22
Such a wealth of information. Thank you so much Kathy and Amy!!!
Regina Moss
01:24:28
Thank you so much Kathy and Amy. This was a wonderful and informative FBF.🥰
edyta halon
01:24:35
thank you !!!
Ximena Bervejillo
01:24:55
Purple cabbage fades away really quickly
Patricia Massie
01:24:57
thanks for all the information! always nice to spend my Friday mornings with you.
Ximena Bervejillo
01:25:04
I tries and it was a disappointment
Ximena Bervejillo
01:25:08
tried
Kate Ellis
01:25:12
GREAT! THX
Mary Porter
01:25:16
thanks so much for sharing your knowledge!
Avonelle Hamilton
01:25:33
thank you so much!!!
Amy DuFault
01:26:07
Thank you alllll!!!!!!!
Nancy Power
01:26:18
Thank you!
Patricia Massie
01:26:19
cabbage fades quickly , no matter what you do. fun to play with but no for permanent use.
Candice Brokenshire
01:26:25
Thank you Kathy and Amy - appreciate you both so much!
Teddy Milder
01:26:27
Thank you. Do it again!
Katie Smith
01:26:39
So excited for next week!!!
Virginia Ameztoy
01:26:46
Got her book!!
Virginia Ameztoy
01:26:53
She is fab!!
Denise Restauri
01:26:58
Wonderful as always… thank you!
Joan Jach
01:27:22
Thank you, this was informational! Excited for next week!
kathy green
01:28:16
thank you for another Amazing Friday!!
Darlene Bannar
01:28:28
Thank you!! Great format lots of info!!
Anita Fleming
01:28:38
Thank you!
Katrine Pate
01:28:44
Thank you!
Elaine Hamblin
01:28:46
thank you!!!
Kelly Bahash
01:29:01
Thank you!!!
Erica Iseminger
01:29:11
Many many thanks again
Velera Pate
01:29:12
Thank you!
Deborah George
01:32:05
thank you for excellent session. Kathy’s are the best
Anette Rega
01:33:16
Thank you very much Kathy and Amy!!!