Class No.2 Printing Possibilities with Natural Dyes was non stop @handcraftstudioschool tonight. Cochineal paste on mordanted swatches with color shifts of lime, cream of tartar, vinegar & soda ash. #naturaldyes #printingpossibilities #cochineal
"The cochineal shot. Alessandra transferring the tiny scale insect called cochineal from its home / host, Mama Nopal Cactus to a tiny model size nopal cactus. These tiny bugs make the color pink." Photo taken by @avfkw on Instagram, pinned via the InstaPin iOS App! http://www.instapinapp.com (07/29/2014)
Made in Home: Natural Shades of Pink :: Dyeing Fabric with Avocado Skins with Rebecca Desnos ---- Can you believe avocado skins and pits can be used as natural dyes... and that they turn fabric PINK?!!! PINK, not green!! Seriously!!