coreopsis and wild fennel on silk

freshly harvested 2 varieties of coreopsis from the garden

A quick post on last weekend bundle that I had wrapped with coreopsis and wild fennel, a harvest from the garden. I steamed the bundle in a pot with some vinegar in the water. The aroma from the simmering dyebath filled the backyard with a distinctive smell of liquorice or aniseed from the fennel.

layout of coreopsis flower and wild fennel

fennel fronds stained a sunny yellow

bright yellow prints with deep orange from eucalyptus

coreopsis gives a hue of brownish to burgundy color

washed and pressed

ghostly prints from coreopsis

a pretty scarf for the summer

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2 Responses to coreopsis and wild fennel on silk

  1. Marilyn Stephens says:

    Gorgeous colours Melinda 🙂 sunshine bright lifts the spirit xxx

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