Prints On Baby Corduroy!

I have been wanting to print some corduroy for quite some time, but it was hard to find organic corduroy. Finally found some at https://organiccottonplus.com. It’s pretty soft, and not really thick, so not sure how it will wear. But LOVED the way it printed!

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11 thoughts on “Prints On Baby Corduroy!

    • Thank you Birgit!
      Baby cord is fairly smooth…. not like a wide wale corduroy (that would be fun to try too!). I also want to print some organic cotton velveteen. There are so many things to try still….. should keep me going for years 🙂

      • May I ask how you prepare the cloth? I tryed tannin from the Tara tree (Cesalpina spinosa) and alum on linen and cotton cloth before dyeing but the shapes are not that clear and deep.

    • I believe that I used alum, with an after dip in calcium carbonate (you can use wheat bran water instead). I sometimes soak the cloth in soy milk too, after the first process.
      I think the secret to clear prints is in the bundling… it needs to be very tight!

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