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Locust Tree

  • In the 1980s, a friend gave us some cuttings. They have grown to three large shade-giving trees.
  • Taking off the Leaves
  • Preparing the Dye Bath
  • Locust leaves make a beautiful soft shade of yellow.
  • Leaves on Different Fabrics, and with Riust Modifier
  • Test strips on cottons: No mordanting, Alum mordant, Iron water Rusty Water, Vinegar

Project Description

In the 1980s, a friend gave us some cuttings. They have grown to three large shade-giving trees.

They give a soft-buttery color on fabrics.

The beans leave a pinkish-sand color on cotton.