4. Jan, 2020

Sample Block 6

This is purple cotinus on white cotton with quite a strong iron blanket. The leaves were placed vein side to the fabric and bundled and steamed as usual. The cotton took on a slightly blue grey hue. I believe this is due to a reaction between the tannin in the leaves and the iron blanket. The leaves have printed beautifully - cotinus always does giving purple colours in the Spring