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Purple Cabbage Dye

Here’s another very easy natural and homemade dye. There is a little odor while cooking cooking the cabbage to obtain the dye, but you can quickly dispurse this by opening a window. This makes a blue dye.

Materials:

2 cups chopped purple cabbage
1 quart water
stove or heating source
large enamel or stainless steel (not aluminum) pot
study wooden or plastic stirring utensil
sieve
container to collect dye
material to dye

Directions: 1. Combine cabbage and water in the pot.

2. Simmer for 30 minutes.

3. Strain mixture and discard the berries.

4. Add the material to be colored to the dye.

5. Let the material soak in the dye until the desired color intensity is reached.

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