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July 21 & 22 SONOMA YARN HOP

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Retail pop-up BIOHUE Artist Materials July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018 10-4p Cost: $5 Location: Cast Away Yarn Shop 100 Fourth Street (Entrance on Wilson Street) Santa Rosa, California 95401 For More Information: Contact: Cast Away Yarn Shop Local: 707-546-YARN Email: hello@castawayyarnshop.com Back to Results VISIT WEBSITE GET DIRECTIONS https://www.sonomacounty.com/sonoma-events/sonoma-county-yarn-hop  

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Pigment from Dye

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Making yellow pigment from oxalis is proving to be a challenge. To make a precipitate, I am adding my alkali solution to the alum sulfate dye solution....turns orange...which is isn't the yellow I want...sure is a fun, bright orange.

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Orange from Yellow

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Yellow!

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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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Bay Area Workshops 2018

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May 5th, 2018 West County Fiber Arts in Sebastopol 10-4, Check out the website to sign up. https://westcountyfiberarts.com/

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