• How To Dye With Marigold Flowers

    Ever wondered how to dye with marigold flowers? The humble marigold makes a beautiful and easy color that captures summer even when the weather is cold and gray. They brighten flower borders and are a companion plant in organic gardening. Marigold (Tagetes erecta) is native to Central America. The Aztecs used it as a flavoring […]

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  • How To Dye With Marigold Flowers

    Ever wondered how to dye with marigold flowers? The humble marigold makes a beautiful and easy color that captures summer even when the weather is cold and gray. They brighten flower borders and are a companion plant in organic gardening. Marigold (Tagetes erecta) is native to Central America. The Aztecs used it as a flavoring […]

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  • Q & A: Round Up of Mordanting + Scouring 101

    In a recent Live FEEDBACK FRIDAY featuring Mordanting & Scouring 101, Botanical Colors Founder Kathy Hattori took on all your questions. Here’s what you asked, and Kathy’s answers: Scouring Questions If I use untreated and unbleached fabric, is it a must to scour the fabric or is washing it enough? If you mean by “untreated” […]

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