For a recyclable fashion show, I thought I'd try to dye the organic cotton I had left over from an organic show with a dye bath of nothing but pureed beets and blackberries and a little hot water.
First I mixed up three beets and a box of blackberries in a food processor and squeezed that concoction through a foot of nylon tights.
It looks like I killed someone.
It dried a little bit bluer than this. Most of the pigment washed out, but it still left a nice pastel shade of something between pink and periwinkle.
I'm making a corset top out of cardboard coffee sleeves to go with it.
Pictures of the garment soon.