Eucalyptus Leaf Dye

I gathered some Eucalyptus leaves during a recent visit to Corfu. Eucalyptus makes a wonderful dye, both from the leaves and the bark. I dyed both wool and some cellulose fabrics (linen and cotton) To make the dye, I used 50 grams of Eucalyptus leaves and put them into a dye pot filled with water. … Continue reading “Eucalyptus Leaf Dye”

Eucalyptus Dyed Scarf

Having read India Flint’s wonderful book on eco colour and printing, I discovered that you can get some beautiful natural dyes using Eucalyptus leaves. So during a recent holiday in Corfu, I gathered a bag full of Eucalyptus leaves from the trees that were growing along the roadsides and thought I would give it a … Continue reading “Eucalyptus Dyed Scarf”