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Yellow!

Posted by Judi Pettite on

It's oxalis season here in the bay area. You will find these low growing 'weeds' with bright florescent blossoms everywhere! I'm collecting flowers to make into yellow pastels and paint, hopefully ready for sale this summer. Make your own dye by collecting flowers, pack into a clear jar and leave outside in the sun for a few days. Makes a great dye on un-mordanted silk, wool or cotton.

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