You Asked, Kathy Answered: Canning Dyes

We get lots of emails from customers about challenges with dyeing and needing Botanical Colors’ President Kathy Hattori’s help. Why not share the learning so we can all benefit? From our inboxes to you, it’s simple: You Asked, Kathy Answered. Email questions@botanicalcolors with your plea for help! YOU ASKED: Today I picked the last of the Goldenrod from our pasture and am wondering if it is possible to make an extract from the dye? I am familiar with lake pigments but understand that is not the same thing as an extract and I won’t be able use it for dyeing … Read more

VIDEO From FEEDBACK FRIDAY: Jason Logan of Toronto Ink Company

Last week on FEEDBACK FRIDAY we had Jason Logan, Founder of The Toronto Ink Company. Jason looked at the many layers of meaning that ink can be and how that definition relates to the larger world of natural color and finding color in unlikely places. He also talked about working in, and with, and as a part of nature as an urban color forager. We also got to see some great sneak peeks of a film he is working on. Watch the recording here. Jason says: “Most importantly, this hour aims to embrace the opportunity to get a bunch of … Read more