Christine de Beer - effortless floral craftsman
Berry dye for sisal fibers
Place the berries in a blender.
For my design I needed a rich purple juice.
Soak the dry sisal fibres in the purple berry juice
Rinse the soaked fibres.
Set aside to dry. Untangle the fibres and add to the design
For more colours and natural dye ideas look at my wooden skewer Tutorial
Using fruit, berries, flowers, leaves and grasses to naturally stain design details for floral art relies on the same techniques as using paint or any other dye.
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