Natural Dye – Green Basil

  • 55.2 g dried green basil (garden)
  • 11.5 g alum
  • 143.2 g fiber

4/5/2020 –

10:00 am – 11:00 am – simmer the basil

11:00 am – Strain leaves. Stir in alum. Add fiber.

11:05 am – 12:05 pm – Simmer fiber. Let soak in dye overnight.

4/6/2020 – Wash in Soak and hang to dry.

An index card on a white table. On the left of the card, the details of the green basil dye is handwritten in black ink.

On the right side is stapled 2 fabric samples and 3 yarn samples. The cotton fabric sample is beige. The linen fabric, cotton yarn, and bamboo yarn are off white. The BFL yarn is a tan color.

Cotton Fabric – Linen Fabric – BFL Yarn – Cotton – Bamboo Yarn