Plant press dye workshop

Teacher: Meichi
Location: Li-han Studio

This is a simple technique of natural dyeing, but despite of the simplicity the outcome can be quite intricate.
Pick plants and leafs you like. We went around the garden of Lihan studio and picked up different types of leafs. If the stem is too thick, you need to peal of half of the stem so it is not too juicy.

Place the leafs on a natural fiber fabric (i.e. cotton), fold the fabric in half and hit it with a rubber hammer until the color is traced.

Then wet it with Alum or Copper acetate water to fix the color. wash the fabric and dry it well in a shadow.

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