Category Archives: mordant

BA(Hons) Studies Continue in September

My BA(Hons) studies resumed again in September. I told my tutor, Sarah Burgess, of my decision to continue with the tree cloths for my graduating exhibition work. She suggested I wrap 4 more sheets around trees as insurance. I bought 4 single-sized bed sheets and scoured them to remove all sizing. I pre-mordanted them in the nearby sea.     […]

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Eco-printing on Tree Cloths

After washing and ironing the eco-printed samples… ..i found them uninspiring.   This Cedar stem showed the most potential as a dye source. I tore off pieces of the Cedar tree cloth and soaked them in a number of different pre-mordants,sea water… … almond milk and ash water. Each sample was coded with the different combinations of pre-mordants it […]

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