Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Natural Dye Display at the Courthouse Museum

Joybilee Farm is putting together a natural dye display at the Courthouse museum with the help of the museum curator and staff.







It will include textiles dyed with eco-friendly natural dyes, plus the dye matter, and fiber dyed with it.








Natural dyes for this display include cochineal bugs, natural indigo powder, weld, yarrow, dyers chamomile, and madder.


This is part of the International Year of Natural Fibers "Threads of our Heritage" display at the Courthouse museum in Grand Forks. The show will be on till Labour Day.








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