In my previous post; I talked about
Natural dyeing with Hibiscus flowers.
The results that I found after doing a
google search; always shows the results
as pink color.
This is my second attempt.
I soaked my fabric in distilled water
and alum. Did a quick Tie dye method
of wrapping the fabric and put it into
the pretty dark pink dye water ( after
extracting the dye from dried hibiscus
I just heated the dye water and left
the fabric in over night.
This is what it looked like in the morning.
(I took the photo on my deck; so the bright
spots are from the sun)
It's a very pretty pink!
Dried and Ironed it.
Filled the sink with distilled water.....
gone is the pink and it's back to the grey again.
It's just not working.
If anyone knows of a way to retain the pink
color after washing - please let me know.
Otherwise, my conclusion is that hibscuis
flowers does not make a pretty pink but a